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  • Removing a governor (maintained) Understand the procedure for removing governors from the board with guidance on who can remove a governor and the procedure for removal. Two of our associate experts also provide advice on the removal process.
  • Staff governors on maternity leave Even on maternity leave, staff members can be elected and serve as staff governors. Here we outline the rules surrounding staff governors on maternity leave.
  • Suspending a governor (maintained) What is the procedure for suspending someone from the governing board? This article sets out the grounds on which a governing board may decide to suspend a governor. It also sets out the procedure for initiating and appealing against a suspension.
  • Union representatives serving as governors Union reps are free to serve as governors but wearing both hats comes with difficulties and risks. Find out how you can make this work.