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Clerk to the Board of Governors

Introduction by Alan Theakston

Alan Theakston is Clerk to the Governing Body and is responsible for ensuring that its business is conducted efficiently and that it operates within its powers and follows agreed and proper procedures.

As clerk Alan attends all meetings of the board and its committees and ensures that, amongst other things:-

  • The business is conducted in accordance with the high standards expected of those in public office
  • Meetings are properly prepared for, conducted and recorded and that governors receive appropriate and timely advice
  • Governing body members are appointed and replaced in accordance with the instrument and articles of government

In the spirit of openness and accountability most of the documents for which the Clerk is responsible e.g minutes of meetings, instrument and articles, code of conduct, standing orders etc are available via the 'Associated Documents' below and can also be obtained from the Clerk on request on 01429 283810 or by e-mailing atheakston@hartlepoolfe.ac.uk. Alan will also be pleased to supply any other information relating to the governance of the board of Hartlepool College.

Associated documents

  • Governor Vacancies
  • Terms and Conditions of Purchase of Goods and Services (Word docx)
  • Public Values Statement (pdf)
  • Code of Conduct (pdf)
  • Financial Regulations - Update July 2017
  • Instruments and Articles
  • Latest Annual Report
  • Standing Orders - Approved December 2017
  • Meeting dates to 31 July 2020
  • Board and Committee members
  • Minutes - Curriculum & Standards June 2018
  • Minutes - Curriculum & Standards February 2018
  • Minutes - Curiculum & Standards 20 November 2018
  • Minutes - Curriculum & Standards 12 February 2019
  • Minutes - Audit 14 November 2018
  • Minutes - Audit Committee June 2018
  • Minutes - Audit Committee March 2018
  • Search Committee Annual Report
  • Minutes - F&GP - March 2018
  • Minutes - F&GP - May 2018
  • Minutes - F&GP June 2018
  • Minutes-F&GP 14 November 2018
  • Minutes - F&GP 6 March 2019
  • Minutes - F&GP 8 May 2018
  • Board Minutes 15 March 2018
  • Board Minutes 17 May 2018
  • Board Minutes 10 July 2018
  • Board Minutes 12 December 2018
  • Board Minutes 14 March 2019
  • Board Minutes 9 July 2019
  • Minutes - Estates 7 Feb 2018
  • Minutes - Estates 6 June 2018
  • Minutes - Estates 2 October 2018
  • Minutes - Estates 6 February 2019
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