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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009

Schedule 15: The School Support Staff Negotiating Body

721.This Schedule makes provision for the constitutional arrangements, membership and proceedings of the SSSNB and certain administrative matters relating to the SSSNB.

722.It provides that the SSSNB is to be constituted in accordance with arrangements made by the Secretary of State.

723.The constitutional arrangements must:

  • provide for the members to include representatives of the prescribed organisations, the Secretary of State and an independent chair;

  • not provide for a member of the SSSNB to have voting rights, unless the member represents the interests of one of the prescribed organisations;

  • provide for the SSSNB to issue an annual report about the performance of its functions in each 12 month period.

724.The constitutional arrangements may:

  • provide for the SSSNB to include other members;

  • make arrangements for the provision of administrative support for the SSSNB;

  • require the annual report to be sent to particular persons or published in a particular manner;

  • provide for the payment of fees to the independent chair and the payment of expenses incurred by the SSSNB.

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