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Personal relationships between governors/clerks and school staff

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Last updated on 30 September 2016
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Can the partner of a staff member be a governor or clerk? We look at rules on personal relationships between governors and school employees and relay expert guidance on particular cases. We also link to school policies on relationships between school staff and governors.

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