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Withdrawing from a meeting: conflicts of interest

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Last updated on 20 April 2017
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When should governors withdraw from meetings owing to a conflict of interest? We look at different scenarios in which governors may have to withdraw from a meeting. We relay advice from the DfE and our associate education experts on how the governing board should proceed.

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