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star this property date less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
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Department for Education more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Academies more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what guidance is provided to Multi-Academy Trusts on the publication of minutes of meetings of members and trustees. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-28more like thismore than 2018-03-28
star this property answer text <p>The department does not provide specific guidance on the recruitment of members, but as members are responsible for the appointment of trustees, it is important that they understand the skills, behaviours and knowledge that trustees need to deliver effective governance.</p><p>Guidance sets out that members may be appointed by special resolution by existing members or the foundation or sponsor of the multi-academy trust (MAT).</p><p>The guidance is attached and available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/governance-handbook" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/governance-handbook</a>.</p><p>The articles of association of each individual trust set out the specific arrangements for the appointment of members to each trust.</p><p>Companies House specify their own requirements for MATs, as companies limited by guarantee, with regard to appointments and resignations. It is for individual MATs to ensure they follow these requirements.</p><p>There is no requirement for MATs to publish the minutes of meetings of members and trustees. However, the department’s Model Articles of Association state that the trust board must, as soon as is reasonably practicable, make available for inspection by any interested person, copies of the agenda, signed minutes of every such meeting and any report or other paper considered at such meeting.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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HL6387 more like this
HL6388 more like this
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less than 2018-03-28T14:00:10.017Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-28T14:00:10.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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unstar this property file name Governance_Handbook_-_January_2017.pdf more like this
star this property title Governance Handbook more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Storey remove filter