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If the Chair of a Parish Council is absent for one meeting and the Vice Chair leads the meeting, does a temporary Vice Chair need to be elected for that one meeting, please?
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No. It isn't necessary to have a vice chair at all. If one is elected, they must preside over a meeting when the chair is absent and they are present. If neither is present, the first item of the meeting must be to elect a chair to preside over that meeting only.
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Huge thanks.
I just wanted to be certain as I know I will be quizzed at the start of our meeting next week!

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