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The headteacher's voting rights in governor meetings

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Last updated on 7 September 2016
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Can the headteacher vote at governing body meetings? We explain that the headteacher has the same right to vote as other governors if he/she has chosen to be a governor. We also look at when he/she should refrain from voting, and link to another article on conflicts of interest.

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  1. 1 A headteacher's right to vote as a governor: maintained schools
  2. 2 A headteacher's right to vote as a trustee: academies
  3. 3 Restrictions on voting: conflicts of interest

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