Training, development and support for Councillors
There is a programme of induction training for all
Councillors following elections.
As well as this the council will continue to support Councillors
development needs during their term of office.
A continuing programme of training and development will be
available. Councillors may also attend specific conferences
and seminars that are relevant to their areas of work.
Councillor support is provided by the Democratic Services team.
Part of this team's role is to provide support to Councillors
in their representational role and to be a point of contact,
providing information and maintaining effective channels of
communication between officers and Councillors. Services
- co-ordination of training and development
- processing of allowances
- maintaining Councillor webpages.
Generally the council is not able to provide secretarial support