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Most of the British Cycling directors accused of covering up a report into claims Redskins Youth Jersey of bullying within the GB team will be replaced in Obrázek reforms set to be voted on at an extraordinary general meeting on 22 July.The governing body has been under the spotlight since the spring of 2016 when the former GB track sprinter Jess Varnish made allegations about the former technical director Shane Sutton and claimed there was “a culture of fear” in the organisation. The independent panel investigating the affair is expected to produce its final report next week.British Cycling announces inquiry into Jess Varnish’s sexism claims On top of the Varnish allegations the organisation has also been faced with the UK Anti-Doping investigation into claims of wrongdoing in the sport, and the reforms mean that at least two thirds of the directors who have been dealing with both issues will have departed.The independent panel’s preliminary report, which was leaked in March, was scathing about how an internal investigation led by the British Cycling board member Alex Russell had been handled. The report, sent to the boards of British Cycling and UK Sport in December, accused Russell’s fellow directors of “sanitising” and even “reserving” her findings, which resulted in Sutton being found guilty of one relatively minor offence out of the nine with which he had been charged.A Freedom of Information Act request by Press Association Sport then revealed that UK Sport also had “serious concerns” about the board’s treatment of Varnish’s complaint.Sutton, who has always maintained his innocence, quit in April 2016, with http://www.washingtonredskinsauthorizedstore.com/art-monk-jersey the former chief executive Ian Drake leaving his post in January. Since then British Cycling has appointed a new chairman in Jonathan Browning, brought in Julie Harrington from the Football Association as chief executive, hired a new human resources executive and revamped its code of conduct.But even more radical surgery is required if British Cycling is to comply with the sports minister Tracey Crouch’s new governance code. From November, any organisation seeking funding from Sport England or UK Sport must comply with the code, which is intended to raise leadership standards across sport.Advertisement Sport England has allocated £17m to British Cycling and UK Sport has said it will provide £26m for the GB Olympic and Paralympic teams’ preparations for Tokyo 2020, but both payments depend on code compliance.With any major reform needing a vote from the 130,000 membership and http://www.baltimoreravensauthorizedstore.com/albert-mcclellan-jersey-elite the next annual general meeting not scheduled until November, British Cycling was forced to call the EGM. The new senior team have been travelling the country to sell the proposed reforms to its members.The key changes are a reduction in the number of elected regional directors from six to four, permanent seats for elected representatives from Scotland and Wales, an increase in the number of openly recruited independents from three to four and the appointment of an independent chair. Harrington will also be added to bring the board up to 12 members.It means the president, Bob Howden, who gave up his role of chairman in February, will lose his position on the board and Browning will have to reapply if he wants to continue as independent chairman, as he must go through an open recruitment process. It is understood the former motor industry executive is considering his options and will decide on what he wants to do after Alex Lewis Youth Jersey the EGM.But the other major change is the introduction of a limit for directors of three three-year terms. This means six of the eight elected members on the current board must stand down, with only the Eastern region’s Dr George Gilbert and the Welsh representative, Nick Smith, being eligible to continue. Current independents, Russell and Marion Lauder, can also continue and are expected to do so. I would characterise the separation as substantial now.“There is still contact between the two organisations and there are no individuals with dual roles, but we are Obrázek going to step back and look at it again to make sure we avoid any potential conflict of interest.”The Ukad probe into the mystery Jiffy bag continued to rumble on. The Guardian understands Ukad investigators working on the case travelled to Manchester to meet with the former British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton on Tuesday.