We are delighted to announce the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has been confirmed as our keynote speaker at the 2014 LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards ceremony, hosted by Westminster City Council, on the evening of 25th February.
The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP will present the Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship which comes with a £10,000 bursary to the winning applicant. The award is sponsored by Kent, Essex and East Sussex Councils in honour of Lord Sandy Bruce-Lockhart, former Chairman of the Local Government Association and Leader of Kent County Council.
Winners will be revealed at the awards ceremony. The shortlist will be published towards the end of January.
Other awards up for grabs include the Age UK Award, the Leader of the Year Award, the CCLA Award for Outstanding Contribution for Local Government and the Judges’ Special Award for Contribution for Local Government.
For those who have yet to apply, there is still time! The deadline is next Friday 17th January 2014. For more information, please go to http://lgiu.org/cllr-awards-how-to-enter/