Smaller expectations

17th November 2000 at 00:00
MALCOLM Green, ousted SQA board member, believed the new body would become much more involved in management, something the old board was prevented from doing by regulation.

"A smaller board has no point unless it behaves very differently and is governed by quite different rules ofengagement," he said. "But if they're going to fulfil the expectations of ministers, parliament and the public, they will probably have to meet once a fortnight. If they are expected to oversee and manage, how can you expect to do that on a voluntary basis?" Dr Green asked.


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