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Budget cuts: role of governors

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Last updated on 8 May 2017
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What is the governing board's role in cutting spending? We relay advice from one of our experts on how to respond to tightening budgets. Another of our experts explains that governors are responsible for approving spending decisions and sets out what to look for in proposals for cutting expenditure.

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  1. 1 Responding to tightening budgets
  2. 2 Evaluating proposed cuts 
  3. 3 Governors must evaluate their skills
  4. 4 What to look for in proposals
  5. 5 Engaging with stakeholders

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