Decision details

Appointment of Local Authority Governors

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Corporate Director – Education and Family Support presented a report, the purpose of which, was to seek approval from Cabinet for the appointment of the local authority governor to the school governing body listed at paragraph 4.1 (of the report).


He stated that in accordance with the Council’s ‘Guidance on the appointment of local education authority governors’ approved by Cabinet on 14 October 2008, officers considered applications received for the current vacancy for the local authority governor position on the governing body of Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Ogwr.


There was competition for the vacancy and the two applicants were detailed in the table in the report.


The Corporate Director – Education and Family Support confirmed, that having given due regard to the strengths presented in the applications from both applicants, officers determined that the recommended appointment be Mr Ben Morgan.


The Cabinet Member – Education alerted Members and Officers to the fact that there were still a considerable number of School Governor vacancies as detailed in Appendix A to the report that required filling, so he asked them to share this fact with anyone who may be interested in becoming a governor at any of the schools where such vacancies existed.


RESOLVED:                                     That Cabinet approved the appointment  detailed at paragraph 4.3 of the report.

Publication date: 23/05/2023

Date of decision: 13/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 13/12/2022 - Cabinet

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