England & Wales Personal and organisational development

Eric Pickles to present C’llr Achievement Awards 2012


We are pleased to announce that Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, will be giving a key note speech and presenting the inaugural Bruce-Lockart Member Scholarship at the C’llr Acheivement Awards 2012.

The awards are still open for nominations – more details can be found here.

There are 11 awards in total, they are:

The Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship is a particularly special award that comes with a £10,000 bursary for the winning councillor. This award, supported by Kent, Essex and East Sussex Councils, is in recognition of the outstanding contribution to Local Government of Lord Sandy Bruce-Lockhart, the former Chairman of the Local Government Association and Leader of Kent County Council.

The ‘Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship’ will recognise and reward leadership potential in local government and be awarded to elected members who demonstrate the potential to develop into leadership positions in the future.