Paid to govern

2nd January 1998 at 00:00
In "Parents to sign up to good behaviour" (TES, December 12) the reader was told that the Secretary of State could appoint and pay as many "emergency governors" as he saw fit. As a governor for more than 12 years I foolishly thought all governors were equal. Perhaps some are more equal than others?


50 Sydney Road, Bexleyheath, Kent

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today