Parliamentary debate on governance


Tuesday saw the first debate on governance for 12 months, in Parliament. The debate, secured by Neil Carmichael MP, covered a number of areas including: accountability, governance structures, training and payment for governors. The select band of MPs attending the debate all paid tribute to the work of governors and the important role they play. The Minister of State for Schools, David Laws MP was in attendance and set out the government’s policy on school governance, emphasising that they believed that governance had a vitally important role in school improvement.

NGA members can read more about the debate.