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Council of Governors Meeting Dates

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The Council of Governors meet four times a year in public and is chaired by the Chair of the Trust, Susan Symington.  Our Trust members and members of the public are very welcome to attend as observers. 

In addition, there is an opportunity to speak to the governors prior to the meeting at 1:00pm for half hour to ask any questions. (Please note:  this has been postponed due to the current Covid situation.)

If you would like to submit a written question to the Council of Governors, please contact us 4 working days in advance of the Council of Governor meetings, held in public, by emailing us at We ask that questions focus on items covered in the agenda for the meeting.

Wherever possible, your question and the answer will be shared in the meeting. A written response will also be sent to you, and will be included in the minutes of the meeting.

If your question does not relate to the agenda, you may be able to access the information you are looking for by submitting a request under the Freedom of Information Act. You can do this by emailing:

In light of the continuing pandemic situation all our meetings will be held virtually using webex until further notice. 

If you would like to join a virtual meeting then please email  Details of how to join the meeting will be emailed to you nearer the time. 

Please note that this will be a meeting held in public, not a public meeting so you will not be able to contribute to discussions or ask questions.

2021 meeting locations, dates and times


Date & Time

Virtual via Webex

Tuesday 16 March, 10:00 - 12:00

Virtual via Webex

Wednesday 9 June, 10:00 - 12:00

Virtual via Livestream Link 

Tuesday 14 September, 10.00 - 12.00

Virtual via Webex

Wednesday 8 December, 10.00 - 12.00

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