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Schools: Governing Bodies

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the increase has been in parental representation on school governing bodies since the introduction of the Education and Inspections Act 2006. (149853)

The Department does not routinely collect information on the composition of the governing bodies of maintained schools. However, parents must comprise at least one third of the places on the governing bodies of all maintained schools in England.