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Questions to ask about buildings and estates

Examples of questions governors and trustees might ask about the condition of buildings, future requirements, environmental impact and maintenance.

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Our buildings and estates questions are examples of the type governors and trustees might ask in full governing board meetings, committee meetings or on monitoring visits.

The questions cover the following themes:

  • effective use of funding
  • planning for the future
  • environmental impact
  • risk management

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