Constitution of the Glasgow Colleges' Regional Board
The Glasgow Colleges' Regional Board (formally the Regional Board for Glasgow Colleges) was established by the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005 (as amended by the Post-16 Education (Scotland) Act 2013). Schedule 2B of the amended 2005 Act sets out the constitution of regional boards, of which the Glasgow Colleges' Regional Board is one. A copy of that schedule, as inserted by the 2013 Act, is available here:
For subsequent amendments to Schedule 2B, reference should be made to the copy of the 2005 Act on the official government legislation website:
The Board adopted these revised Standing Orders at its meeting in April 2023.
The Standing Orders supplement the Constitution and provide a framework for proceedings of the Board.
The Board has adopted the Revised Code of Conduct effective as of 1 August 2022
The Code was issued by the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life as is the case for every public body in Scotland.
The Board approved an updated Scheme of Delegation in June 2021.
GCRB updated its Publication Scheme in February 2021.
The Board updated the Complaints Handling Procedure at its meeting on 10 March 2020.
The GCRB Whistelblowing Guidance can be found below.
Gifts and hospitality received by GCRB Board members or staff will be recorded and avaialble for public inspection in line with the Board's Code of Conduct.
In accordance with the Procurement Reform Act 2014, our contracts register can be viewed here:
GCRB has a financial memorandum between itself and the Scottish Funding Council, and also a separate financial memorandum between itself and its Assigned Colleges.
Plan for promotng Board Diversity 2022-23
The Board's externally faciliated effectiveness report can be viewed here:
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