A new Working Group for the Kirklees Democracy Commission are overseeing our practical work to grow a stronger local democracy.
Researchers at the University of Huddersfield are encouraging young people aged 14 to 18 in Kirklees to take part in some research about the wider issues around lowering the voting age and young people’s views on politics and democracy.
This free event in Kirklees is an opportunity to discover, debate and learn about what councillors are doing nationwide to develop their roles and be catalysts for change in their communities.
ADSO (the Association of Democratic Services Officers) have created a special award to acknowledge the Kirklees Democracy Commission’s “outstanding work in promoting local democracy.”
A brief report about the next steps for the Kirklees Democracy Commission is on the agenda for the Full Council meeting on Wednesday 15th November 2017.
Learn about the suffragettes and find out how to get your voice heard in these free UK Parliament workshops.
We’re delighted to be able to share the 2017 edition of the Hannah Directory with Kirklees citizens at our women’s suffrage themed events during Local Democracy Week.
Enjoy these special screenings of the award winning film “Suffragette” in community venues across Kirklees.
We’re delighted to welcome some of our youth councillors back to the Council Chamber to launch a toolkit that will help councillors to talk to school children about local democracy.
We’re holding a special Question Time event with local leaders on 12th October 2017, and everyone is welcome to send in their questions.