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Academies: Governing Bodies

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 9 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what plans he has to require all academies to accept local authority governors on to their governing bodies; and if he will make a statement. (154526)

All academies are required by their funding agreement to have at least one local authority representative on their governing body, and local authorities acting as co-sponsors of academies will usually have two governors.