Our Working Group discussed Civic Pathways for Young Citizens, including our work with NCS, apprenticeships and work placements, projects with schools, voter registration activities, Kirklees Youth Council and work with the University of Huddersfield.
Here’s an overview of the Kirklees Democracy Commission Working Group meeting on Wednesday 28th November 2018. We’ve included a video summary, documents, information about how you can get involved, the full webcast, tweets and photos. Summary of the meeting At this meeting we discussed work to improve our content about council decision-making and work to involve our young citizens in local democracy. We also talked about the Innovation in Democracy programme, which is an opportunity for 8 to 10 councils…
We’ve started some practical work in Kirklees to put councillors at the heart of our organisation.
We’re holding a Leaders Question Time event on 23rd October 2018, and everyone is welcome to send in their questions.
This year we’re celebrating 10 years of Kirklees Youth Council – and we want your help to plan for the future. Find out how to get involved…
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.
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.