We’re encouraging our citizens, councillors and local organisations to get involved by organising an event or activity anywhere in Kirklees during October 2018 that helps people to get involved in local democracy.
We’re celebrating 150 years since the founding of Huddersfield and Batley boroughs. You can explore our town halls and learn more through talks and displays as part of Heritage Open Days 2018.
Here’s an overview of the Kirklees Democracy Commission Working Group meeting on Wednesday 18th July 2018.
Here’s an overview of the Kirklees Democracy Commission Working Group meeting on Tuesday 26th June 2018.
If you’d like to recommend someone to be on a future Kirklees Question Time panel, we are taking your suggestions now.
We’re holding a Leaders Question Time event on 16th July 2018, and everyone is welcome to send in their questions.
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.”