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Last updated on 29 November 2016
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School types: Maintained · School phases: All

When might governors refuse to approve the school budget? We look at situations in which a governing body might refuse to approve the school budget in maintained schools and academies. We also relay expert advice on what happens after governors refuse to approve a budget.

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  1. Raise concerns at planning stage
  2. Possible reasons for refusing to approve the budget
  3. Refusing to approve the budget: next steps

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