Member Induction healthcheck results – Yorkshire & The Humber Bridget Harris Y&H Member Development Officer Meeting May 18...
If government is changing 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...
responses So far there's been 260 responses from over 170 Local Authorities, across every region in England  (and Wales)
 
 
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 programme
checklist 10. On going strategy: review and evaluation
1. 98% Take photo and contact details 2. 95% Issue new Members with an induction pack  3. 93% Explain about the Council's ...
6. 91% Carry out 'Day One' basics 7. 90% Contact every member with some immediate contact details 8. 88% Provide training ...
1. 81% Don't record training sessions 2. 79% Don't run sessions working in administration and opposition 3. 72% Don't faci...
6. 62% Don't run pre-election sessions for those interested, on what the role of Councillor entails 7. 60% Achieved accred...
OFFICERS 68.99% MEMBERS 50.44% AVERAGE 62.71% OUR SURVEY SAID.....
OFFICER 79.09% #1 Y.H. AVERAGES MEMBER 72.25%
OFFICER 74% #2  (Anonymised) YH CASESTUDY MEMBER 27%
MEMBER 2 96% MEMBER 3 93% MEMBER 1 98% #3 HULL MEMBER 4 72% MEMBER 5 63%
#4 REGIONAL BREAKDOWN YORKSHIRE & H 76.21% NORTH WEST 76% WEST MIDLANDS 67.88% LONDON 63.97% SOUTH WEST 72.58% EAST MIDLAN...
#5 YORKSHIRE & H TOP 10 LEEDS 89% HULL 84.4% NORTH LINCS 89% CALDERDALE 81% KIRKLEES 100% NORTH EAST LINCS 75% ROTHERHAM 8...
next steps use these results to compare improvement in next future induction programmes
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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These are the results of the induction healthcheck for Yorkshire and the Humber - presented the the region's member Development Officer Network on May 18th 2010.

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  1. 1. Member Induction healthcheck results – Yorkshire & The Humber Bridget Harris Y&H Member Development Officer Meeting May 18th 2010
  2. 2. If government is changing 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. responses So far there's been 260 responses from over 170 Local Authorities, across every region in England (and Wales)
  6. 8. checklist 1. Before the Election what, when and why become a councillor
  7. 9. checklist 2. After the Election: day one practicalities
  8. 10. checklist 3. After the Election: people
  9. 11. checklist 4. First Month: introducing the member to the council
  10. 12. checklist 5. First Month: introducing the council to the member
  11. 13. checklist 6. doing the job working inside the council
  12. 14. checklist 7. doing the job working outside the council
  13. 15. checklist 8. death by powerpoint what tools were used?
  14. 16. checklist 9. On going support: member development programme
  15. 17. checklist 10. On going strategy: review and evaluation
  16. 18. 1. 98% Take photo and contact details 2. 95% Issue new Members with an induction pack 3. 93% Explain about the Council's Code of Conduct 4. 93% Provides IT equipment or financial contribution towards it 5. 93% Collect details to set up allowances and expenses system
  17. 19. 6. 91% Carry out 'Day One' basics 7. 90% Contact every member with some immediate contact details 8. 88% Provide training and information about Standards 9. 86% Provide ongoing IT training and expertise 10. 82% Introduce new members to Heads of Departments
  18. 20. 1. 81% Don't record training sessions 2. 79% Don't run sessions working in administration and opposition 3. 72% Don't facilitate do ward walks with officers 4. 71% Don't facilitate key meetings in the ward 5. 69% Don't offer new members places on a regional induction programme
  19. 21. 6. 62% Don't run pre-election sessions for those interested, on what the role of Councillor entails 7. 60% Achieved accreditation through the Regional and IDeA Charters for Member Development? 8. 56% Don't require members to lead and contribute directly to sessions and their own learning 9. 56% Don't offer a political mentor to support new councillors 10. 54% Don't provide guidance and advice on community leadership
  20. 22. OFFICERS 68.99% MEMBERS 50.44% AVERAGE 62.71% OUR SURVEY SAID.....
  21. 23. OFFICER 79.09% #1 Y.H. AVERAGES MEMBER 72.25%
  22. 24. OFFICER 74% #2 (Anonymised) YH CASESTUDY MEMBER 27%
  23. 25. MEMBER 2 96% MEMBER 3 93% MEMBER 1 98% #3 HULL MEMBER 4 72% MEMBER 5 63%
  24. 26. #4 REGIONAL BREAKDOWN YORKSHIRE & H 76.21% NORTH WEST 76% WEST MIDLANDS 67.88% LONDON 63.97% SOUTH WEST 72.58% EAST MIDLANDS 58.89% SOUTH EAST 58.85% EAST OF ENGLAND 62.47% NORTH EAST 50.9%
  25. 27. #5 YORKSHIRE & H TOP 10 LEEDS 89% HULL 84.4% NORTH LINCS 89% CALDERDALE 81% KIRKLEES 100% NORTH EAST LINCS 75% ROTHERHAM 87.5% BARNSLEY 74% YORK 69% HARROGATE 59%
  26. 28. next steps use these results to compare improvement in next future induction programmes
  27. 29. next steps keep sharing ideas keep it enjoyable!
  28. 30. director of politics and partnerships [email_address] co-ordinator of programme [email_address]

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