Championing elected members in the 21 st  Century Bridget Harris East of England Meeting for Independent Councillors March...
 
the challenge for politicians... this: versus this:
levers of influence.. not power
…  to go from the traditional town hall.. (technical and emotional)
..to cabinet member for your ward.
 
manifesto for a modern local politics
 
Key questions for members and officers: How is the culture of the town hall going to change? How should councils support c...
research checklist developed with help from member development officers, leadership advisors and research on council's own...
 
 
responses So far there's been 215 responses from over 150 Local Authorities, across every region in England  (and Wales)
x114 offer PDP's to their members x 77 facilitate political mentoring x 49 offer ward/division 'walks' with officers and m...
x 115 provide detailed information at ward level x 97 provide guidance on community leadership roles x 103 encourage membe...
OFFICERS 69.21% MEMBERS 49.51% AVERAGE 62.02% OUR SURVEY SAID.....
OFFICER 68.9% #1 E.E. AVERAGES MEMBER 58.65%
#2 REGIONAL BREAKDOWN NORTH WEST 78.3% Y&H 69.8% SOUTH WEST 73.6% WEST MIDLANDS 69.1% EAST OF ENGLAND 62.44% EAST MIDLANDS...
#3 EAST OF ENGLAND TOP 10 NORFOLK 90% SUFFOLK 75% BRAINTREE 87% NORTH HERTS 75% ESSEX 63% WAVENEY 91% EAST CAMBS 67% BRECK...
Finally..... We are working with the East of England Regional Improvement body (EERA) to raise the bar on support availabl...
director of politics and partnerships  [email_address] co-ordinator of programme [email_address]
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Induction results - East of England

  1. 1. Championing elected members in the 21 st Century Bridget Harris East of England Meeting for Independent Councillors March 22nd 2010
  2. 3. the challenge for politicians... this: versus this:
  3. 4. levers of influence.. not power
  4. 5. … to go from the traditional town hall.. (technical and emotional)
  5. 6. ..to cabinet member for your ward.
  6. 8. manifesto for a modern local politics
  7. 10. Key questions for members and officers: How is the culture of the town hall going to change? How should councils support councillors active role in the community?
  8. 11. research checklist developed with help from member development officers, leadership advisors and research on council's own published programmes
  9. 14. responses So far there's been 215 responses from over 150 Local Authorities, across every region in England (and Wales)
  10. 15. x114 offer PDP's to their members x 77 facilitate political mentoring x 49 offer ward/division 'walks' with officers and members x40 run sessions on effective opposition / administration
  11. 16. x 115 provide detailed information at ward level x 97 provide guidance on community leadership roles x 103 encourage members to go to regional and national conferences and events
  12. 17. OFFICERS 69.21% MEMBERS 49.51% AVERAGE 62.02% OUR SURVEY SAID.....
  13. 18. OFFICER 68.9% #1 E.E. AVERAGES MEMBER 58.65%
  14. 19. #2 REGIONAL BREAKDOWN NORTH WEST 78.3% Y&H 69.8% SOUTH WEST 73.6% WEST MIDLANDS 69.1% EAST OF ENGLAND 62.44% EAST MIDLANDS 86.0% SOUTH EAST 61.11% NORTH EAST 52% LONDON 63.97%
  15. 20. #3 EAST OF ENGLAND TOP 10 NORFOLK 90% SUFFOLK 75% BRAINTREE 87% NORTH HERTS 75% ESSEX 63% WAVENEY 91% EAST CAMBS 67% BRECKLAND 82% BABERGH 62% CAMBRIDGE CITY 82%
  16. 21. Finally..... We are working with the East of England Regional Improvement body (EERA) to raise the bar on support available for elected members
  17. 22. director of politics and partnerships [email_address] co-ordinator of programme [email_address]

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