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Length of service for a chair of governors

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Last updated on 19 September 2018
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There is no restriction on the chair of governors serving successive terms, and no limit on their length of service. Read recommendations for appropriate lengths of service, and understand the benefits of restricting terms of office.

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  1. 1 Recommended lengths of service
  2. 2 Benefits of limiting chairs' terms
  3. 3 An outgoing chair can remain as a governor

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