checklist 4. First Month: introducing the member to the council
checklist 5. First Month: introducing the council to the member
checklist 6. doing the job working inside the council
checklist 7. doing the job working outside the council
checklist 8. death by powerpoint what tools were used?
checklist 9. On going support: member development strategy
checklist 10. On going strategy: review and evaluation
responses So far there's been 230 responses from over 150 Local Authorities, across every region in England (and Wales)
x21 responses say their council doesn't offer any kind of 'day one' basic support, like tour of building, carparking, security passes or email x16 don't provide IT facilities x16 don't issue induction packs x8 don't take photos of new members X 52 don't introduce new members to the CX or service heads
58% offer PDP's to their members x 40% facilitate political mentoring 25% offer ward/division 'walks' with officers and members 20% run sessions on effective opposition / administration
55% provide detailed information at ward level 28% organise meetings with key community representatives 48% encourage members to go to regional and national conferences and events
67% convene a member development steering group 73% encourage existing cllrs to attend induction events 77% incorporate views of members into the ongoing induction plan
OFFICERS 68.74% MEMBERS 49.61% AVERAGE 62.06% OUR SURVEY SAID.....