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Cabinet Decision: 9th July 2009
Title of Item/Report
Local Authority Representatives on School Governing Bodies
Record of the Decision
In accordance with the procedure for the appointment of school governors, approved at Minute 84 of the Cabinet (11th May 2000), Cabinet were requested to approve the nominations to school Governing Bodies as detailed within the report.

RESOLVED that appointments be made to the vacant Governorships subject to successful List 99 check and Personal Disclosure, as follows:-

Bader Primary School - Mrs B Robinson (Lab)
Frederick Nattrass Primary School - Mr J Cooping
Grangefield School Mr K Price, Mrs C Whiteside
Kirklevington Primary School Mr D Mukherjee
Layfield Primary School Mr A Brown
Northfield School and Sports College Ray McCall
Our Lady St Bede’s RC School Mr K Founders (Lab)
Pentland Primary School Mr M Burnett (Lab)
The Oak Tree Primary School Cllr R Gibson (Lab)
Wolviston Primary School - Mrs J Watt (Lab)
Reasons for the Decision
As a result of the expiry of current Governors terms of office and a number of resignations, vacancies exist on the Governing Bodies detailed within the report. Under powers vested in them by paragraph 79 of the 1996 Education Act, the Local Authority has a duty to appoint representatives to serve as Governors on the Governing Bodies of all Schools maintained by them.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Councillor Mrs Beaumont declared a personal non prejudicial interest in this item as she was a Governor of one of the schools referred to in the report.
Details of any Dispensations
Not applicable
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
By Midnight, Friday, 17th July 2009

Date of Publication: 14 July 2009

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