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Line management: clerk to the governing body

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Last updated on 6 December 2016
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Who should line manage the clerk? We relay advice from one of our associate education experts and two local authorities (LAs) on who should line manage the clerk to governors. We also look at what to do if there are concerns about the clerk's performance.

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  1. 1 The chair should be the clerk’s line manager
  2. 2 Could the vice-chair line manage the clerk?
  3. 3 Concerns about the clerk's performance

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