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Local authority governors in maintained schools: eligibility and removal

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Last updated on 18 November 2016
School types: Maintained · School phases: All
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Who is eligible to be a local authority governor? This article outlines who is eligible to be a local authority (LA) governor, and looks at what happens if an LA governor moves away from the LA. It also covers what a governing body can do if it is concerned about an LA governor's conduct.

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Contents

  1. 1 Eligibility and appointment of LA governors: regulations
  2. 2 LAs may set additional eligibility criteria
  3. 3 Removal of LA governors
  4. 4 What happens when an LA governor begins paid work at the school?
  5. 5 What happens when an LA governor moves away from the LA?
  6. 6 Can an LA governor stand in a local election?

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