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Last updated on 6 October 2016
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Can we pay our governors? The Department for Education (DfE) says that governors may not be paid for their role as a governor, except in very limited circumstances. We relay guidance on paying expenses to governors to cover costs incurred in carrying out their duties.

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  2. Restrictions on issuing payments to governors (maintained schools and PRUs)
  3. Restrictions on issuing payments to governors (academies)
  4. Governor allowances and expenses
  5. Compensating governors for loss of earnings
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