Governance

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The Trust Delegation Check List can be viewed here - this is Appendix 2 of the Scheme of Delegation

The information on governance included here supplements that described in the Trustees' Report and in the Statement of Trustees' Responsibilities. The attendance shown here is based on the reporting period from September 2019 to August 2020. The Board of Trustees has formally met six times during the reporting period. 

Attendance during the year at meetings of the Board of Trustees was as follows:

Trustee  Meetings attended  Out of a possible
Mrs J Sheat  6  6
Mr T Brooke  6  6
Mr Andrew Blit  6  6
Mr Stephen Cole  2  6
Mr A Gourlay  4  6
Revd R Hinsley  4  6
Mrs S Rees  5  6
Mrs K Williams   3  4

 

The Finance and Audit Committee is a sub-committee of the main Board of Trustees.  It met five times throughout the year and its purpose is to take a strategic view on the forward planning of MAT finances, make recommendations to the Board on the financial sustainability of prospective schools, monitor income and expenditure and consider financial risks and audit recommendations.

Attendance at meetings in the year was as follows:

Trustee  Meetings attended  Out of a possible
Mrs J Sheat   5  5
Mr Andrew Blit  5  5
Mr T Brooke  3  5
Mrs K Williams   4  5

 

The Standards Committee met twice this year. Attendance at the meetings in the year was as follows:

Trustee                     Meetings attended  Out of a possible
Mrs J Sheat  2  2
Mr A Blit  2  2
Mr S Cole  1  2
Mr A Gourlay  2  2
Mr S Rees    1  1

 

The Premises & Risk Management Committee meet three times a year. Attendance at the meetings in the year was as follows:

Trustee                    Meetings attended  Out of a possible
Mrs J Sheat   0  0 (due to Covid-19)
Mr T Brooke  0  0 (due to Covid-19)
Revd R Hinsley  0  0 (due to Covid-19)
Mrs K Williams   0  0 (due to Covid-19)