'Cabinet Member for your Ward'  Community Leadership  for the 21 st  Century Bridget Harris 'Trust in Democracy' Conferenc...
trust in democracy
trust in community leadership
trust in politicians?
…  to go from the traditional town hall.. (technical and emotional)
..to cabinet member for your ward.
the case for community leadership 1. no taxation without representation
2. virtuous cycles the case for community leadership
3. service delivery the case for community leadership
the case for community leadership 4. partnerships
Cabinet Member for your Ward
 
What skills do members need? empathy active engagement understand perceptions
What skills do members need? regular leaflets/newspapers street letters social media allies
What skills do members need? work with groups self help appropriate involvement mediation
What skills do members need? politics versus operations casework encouragement
x9 London Boroughs told us they facilitate ward walks with officers and members
x11 London Boroughs told us they facilitate and manage meetings between community reps and ward councillors
x15 London Boroughs told us they provide ward based statistical information and data
Skills training PDPs to members Guidance on community leadership Using external providers Compared to averages in member i...
Three questions for members and officers: 1. How are you going to change the culture of the town hall? 2. How are you goin...
director of politics and partnerships  [email_address] co-ordinator of programme [email_address]
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

21st CC Trust in Democracy

546 views

Published on

Presented to a London Councils network of member development officers as part of the 'Trust in Democracy' conference, asking 'what skills do members need for their 21st Century role and how can Councils be providing them?

Published in: News & Politics, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
546
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
27
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

21st CC Trust in Democracy

  1. 1. 'Cabinet Member for your Ward' Community Leadership for the 21 st Century Bridget Harris 'Trust in Democracy' Conference March 5th 2010
  2. 2. trust in democracy
  3. 3. trust in community leadership
  4. 4. trust in politicians?
  5. 5. … to go from the traditional town hall.. (technical and emotional)
  6. 6. ..to cabinet member for your ward.
  7. 7. the case for community leadership 1. no taxation without representation
  8. 8. 2. virtuous cycles the case for community leadership
  9. 9. 3. service delivery the case for community leadership
  10. 10. the case for community leadership 4. partnerships
  11. 11. Cabinet Member for your Ward
  12. 13. What skills do members need? empathy active engagement understand perceptions
  13. 14. What skills do members need? regular leaflets/newspapers street letters social media allies
  14. 15. What skills do members need? work with groups self help appropriate involvement mediation
  15. 16. What skills do members need? politics versus operations casework encouragement
  16. 17. x9 London Boroughs told us they facilitate ward walks with officers and members
  17. 18. x11 London Boroughs told us they facilitate and manage meetings between community reps and ward councillors
  18. 19. x15 London Boroughs told us they provide ward based statistical information and data
  19. 20. Skills training PDPs to members Guidance on community leadership Using external providers Compared to averages in member induction, London Boroughs are less likely to be offering...
  20. 21. Three questions for members and officers: 1. How are you going to change the culture of the town hall? 2. How are you going to support councillors active role in the community? 3. How are you going to put Councillors at the heart of partnership working?
  21. 22. director of politics and partnerships [email_address] co-ordinator of programme [email_address]

×