Make a difference as a councillor

Make a difference as a cllr

This interactive workshop will give you some of the tricks of the trade from an experienced councillor and democratic services officer and leave you with actions to make a difference for your community. This workshop will also help you keep hold of the bigger picture and achieve your goals for your community.

The course looked at:

  • Setting and monitoring your objectives
  • Understanding your rights and responsibilities
  • Building relationships within the council and with key partners
  • How to get help when you need it
  • Keeping your head above water.

Course materials and outline

Course materials:

Slide deck

Useful Resources:

LGIU Resources for Councillors

21st Century Councillor

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  • communication essentials
  • local government finance

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