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Parent trustees: election, appointment and resignation

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updated on 13 November 2017
School types: Academy · School phases: All
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What is the procedure for electing parent trustees in academies? In this article, we look at the rules on the election of parent trustees and parent local governors in academies. We also link to an example of a procedure from an academy trust, and look at issues around administering elections.

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Contents

  1. 1 Trustees are responsible
  2. 2 Seeking candidates
  3. 3 Hold a secret ballot
  4. 4 Fewer candidates than vacancies
  5. 5 Who can vote
  6. 6 Example of election procedures
  7. 7 Undertaking administrative tasks
  8. 8 Late or incomplete applications
  9. 9 Resignation

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