The essential course for new and experienced councillors on all the up to date duties and powers of a local council in this fast paced modern world. The role of Local Councils in modern government, their duties and powers, Councillors and the Code of Conduct, Standing Orders, DPI's and involvement in meetings, etc., the Clerks responsibilities, the Chairman's role, the latest updates on legislation and much more!!
|Event Date||Wed 24 Nov 2021 6:30 pm|
|Event End Date||Wed 24 Nov 2021 8:30 pm|
|Cut off date||Tue 23 Nov 2021 10:00 am|
|Individual Price||40.00 to members|
|Categories||Understanding Your Council|
This course is a “whistle stop tour” of the essential information and knowledge required by anyone wanting to be a good Local Councillor. It is suitable for both new and more experienced Local Councillors who need an update on the never-ending changes to the law and regulations effecting Local Councils. It also gives and insight into how Local Councillors can be effective in influencing emerging new laws and changing the policies and procedures that currently govern Local Councils.
Undertaking this course is also an important indicator in the assessment of a Quality Council, in the Local Council Awards Scheme
This course will give participants the knowledge to be more effective in their role as a Local Councillor and by the end of the session participants will:
This course aims to give Local Councillors improved confidence in engaging in local democracy and how they are expected to behave their public role.
The topics covered include: