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Which governing board meetings need a clerk?

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Last updated on 11 September 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Do all governing board meetings need to have a clerk? We look at the rules on appointing a clerk to the governing board and clerks to committees in maintained schools and academies. We also relay advice on how to decide if a meeting needs a clerk, and advice on governors acting as clerk.

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  1. 1 Clerks at full governing board meetings
  2. 2 Clerks to governing board committees
  3. 3 Is a clerk needed for a meeting of a working party?
  4. 4 How to decide if a clerk is needed
  5. 5 Governors and staff acting as clerk

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