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. This attendance information is based on meetings held from September 2021 to August 2022. The Board of Trustees has formally met eight times during the reporting period.  

The Board of Trustees attendance was as follows:

Trustee Meetings attended Out of a possible
Mrs J Sheat 8 8
Mr T Brooke 8 8
Mr A Blit  8 8
Mr S Cole 5 8
Mr A Gourlay 8 8
Revd Sally Letman                5 7
Mrs S Rees  6 8
Mrs K Williams  6 8

The Board of Trustees meet a minimum of six times a year. 

The Finance and Audit Committee is a sub-committee of the main Board of Trustees.  It meets a minimum of five times a 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  6 6
Mr A Blit                                 6 6
Mr T Brooke 2 2
Mrs K Williams  6 6
Mrs Sarah Rees 3 6

 

The Standards Committee meets three times a year. Attendance at the meetings in the year was as follows:

Trustee                     Meetings attended  Out of a possible
Mrs J Sheat  2 3
Mrs S Rees    2 3
Mr S Cole  2 3
Mr A Blit  3 3
Mr A Gourlay 3 3

 

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

Trustee                    Meetings attended  Out of a possible
Mrs J Sheat   3 3
Mr T Brooke  3 1
Revd Sally Letman     3 2
Mrs K Williams   3 3