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Governance Briefing Note: 3 The governing body

This note considers the role and duties of the Chair of governing body, Chancellor, Pro Chancellor, the head of institution and the Secretary/Clerk. To be effective
in discharging their duties governors need to receive appropriate and timely information, and have sufficient time at meetings for key matters to be discussed and agreed.

Governance briefing notes: 03. The governing body
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