Member Induction healthcheck results – South East Bridget Harris South East Democratic Services Officers Network Meeting M...
If government is going to change we will need politicians to change too
manifesto for a modern local politics
research checklist developed with help from member development officers, leadership advisors and research on council's own...
checklist 1. Before the Election what, when and why become a councillor
checklist 2. After the Election: day one practicalities
checklist 3. After the Election: people
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 200 responses from over 150 Local Authorities, across every region in England  (and Wales)
 
x17 responses say their council doesn't offer any kind of 'day one' basic support, like tour of building, carparking, secu...
 
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...
 
x 133 convene a member development steering group x 145 encourage existing cllrs to attend induction events x 136 incorpor...
OFFICERS 69.21% MEMBERS 49.51% AVERAGE 62.02% OUR SURVEY SAID.....
OFFICER 64.58% #1 S.E. AVERAGES MEMBER 41.83%
OFFICER 62% #2  (Anonymised) SE CASESTUDY MEMBER 17%
1. INTRODUCTIONS #2  (Anonymised) SE CASESTUDY 2. TRAINING 3. REVIEW
#3 REGIONAL BREAKDOWN NORTH WEST 78.3% Y&H 69.8% SOUTH WEST 73.6% WEST MIDLANDS 69.1% EAST OF ENGLAND 61.5% EAST MIDLANDS ...
#4 SOUTH EAST TOP 10 BRIGHTON & HOVE 87% KENT 81% EAST SUSSEX 86% WAVERLY 79% ROTHER 77% ISLE OF WIGHT 89% MEDWAY 79% SOUT...
next steps 2010/11 elections opportunity to innovate and change the way we do politics in South East
next steps use these results to compare improvement in 2 years time
next steps keep sharing ideas keep it enjoyable!
director of politics and partnerships  [email_address] co-ordinator of programme [email_address]
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This is a breakdown of results from the online local government member induction healthcheck (www.21st.cc/tests) for the South East region

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  1. 1. Member Induction healthcheck results – South East Bridget Harris South East Democratic Services Officers Network Meeting March 3rd 2010
  2. 2. If government is going to change we will need politicians to change too
  3. 3. manifesto for a modern local politics
  4. 4. research checklist developed with help from member development officers, leadership advisors and research on council's own published programmes
  5. 5. checklist 1. Before the Election what, when and why become a councillor
  6. 6. checklist 2. After the Election: day one practicalities
  7. 7. checklist 3. After the Election: people
  8. 8. checklist 4. First Month: introducing the member to the council
  9. 9. checklist 5. First Month: introducing the council to the member
  10. 10. checklist 6. doing the job working inside the council
  11. 11. checklist 7. doing the job working outside the council
  12. 12. checklist 8. death by powerpoint what tools were used?
  13. 13. checklist 9. On going support: member development strategy
  14. 14. checklist 10. On going strategy: review and evaluation
  15. 17. responses So far there's been 200 responses from over 150 Local Authorities, across every region in England (and Wales)
  16. 19. x17 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 x11 don't issue induction packs x5 don't take photos of new members X 46 don't introduce new members to the CX or service heads
  17. 21. 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
  18. 23. 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
  19. 25. x 133 convene a member development steering group x 145 encourage existing cllrs to attend induction events x 136 incorporate views of members into the ongoing induction plan
  20. 26. OFFICERS 69.21% MEMBERS 49.51% AVERAGE 62.02% OUR SURVEY SAID.....
  21. 27. OFFICER 64.58% #1 S.E. AVERAGES MEMBER 41.83%
  22. 28. OFFICER 62% #2 (Anonymised) SE CASESTUDY MEMBER 17%
  23. 29. 1. INTRODUCTIONS #2 (Anonymised) SE CASESTUDY 2. TRAINING 3. REVIEW
  24. 30. #3 REGIONAL BREAKDOWN NORTH WEST 78.3% Y&H 69.8% SOUTH WEST 73.6% WEST MIDLANDS 69.1% EAST OF ENGLAND 61.5% EAST MIDLANDS 86.0% SOUTH EAST 61.11% NORTH EAST 52% LONDON 63.97%
  25. 31. #4 SOUTH EAST TOP 10 BRIGHTON & HOVE 87% KENT 81% EAST SUSSEX 86% WAVERLY 79% ROTHER 77% ISLE OF WIGHT 89% MEDWAY 79% SOUTHAMPTON 75% BRACKNELL 84% SURREY 74%
  26. 32. next steps 2010/11 elections opportunity to innovate and change the way we do politics in South East
  27. 33. next steps use these results to compare improvement in 2 years time
  28. 34. next steps keep sharing ideas keep it enjoyable!
  29. 35. director of politics and partnerships [email_address] co-ordinator of programme [email_address]

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