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Governors and members of the PTA: conflicts of interest

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Last updated on 24 January 2017
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Would a conflict of interest arise from links between the PTA and governors? We look at the regulations on conflicts of interest, and set out guidance on potential conflicts in different situations. We also relay guidance from an associate education expert on how to manage conflicts of interest.

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Contents

  1. 1 Individuals can be members of both the governing body and the PTA 
  2. 2 Members of the PTA and the governing body: potential conflicts of interest
  3. 3 How can we manage a conflict of interest?
  4. 4 Can a governor who is not a member of the PTA communicate with it?
  5. 5 Deciding if there is a conflict of interest: the regulations

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