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Cabinet Decision: 5th February 2009
Title of Item/Report
Local Authority Representatives on School
Record of the Decision
Members considered the nominations to School Governing Bodies in accordance with the procedure for the appointment of School Governors, approved as Minute 84 of the Cabinet (11th May 2000).

RESOLVED that the following appointments be made to the vacant Governorships in line with agreed procedures subject to successful List 99 check and Personal Disclosure:

Bader Primary School
Vacancy - Cllr I Dalgarno (TIA), removed for non attendance
Nominee - Ms L Featherstone (School nomination)

Bowesfield Primary School
Vacancy - Mr C Harris, resigned due to other commitments
Nominee - Mrs K Morris (School nomination)

Conyers School
Vacancy - Mr D Sayer, term of office expires 13 February 2009
Nominee - Mrs P Brooks (School nomination)

Thornaby Community School
Vacancy - Mr J Lynch (Lab), removed for non attendance
Nominee - Tracey Stott (Lab)

Tilery Primary School
Vacancy - Rev Dr P Ashdown (Lab), term of office expired 24 October 2008; did not wish to be re-considered
Nominee - Rev B Green

Whitehouse Primary School
Vacancy - Mr B Stopford, resigned due to other commitments
Nominee - Jane Roberts (School nomination)
Reasons for the Decision
As a result of the expiry of Governors terms of office, and a number of resignations and removals, vacancies existed on the Governing Bodies. Under powers vested in them by paragraph 79 of the 1996 Education Act, the Local Authority had 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
Details of any Dispensations
Not applicable
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
Midnight on Friday 13th February 2009

Date of Publication: 09 February 2009

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