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.
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.
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 want to create the conditions in which local democracy will thrive. This means starting with our citizens and with our sense of local identity – with the ground beneath our feet.
We have a selection of practical workshops at our report launch event on 30th June 2017, each hosted by someone who has given evidence to the Kirklees Democracy Commission.
Read a quick, 10 minute overview of the key themes from our draft report: Growing a stronger local democracy, from the ground up.
Here’s an overview of the evidence given to the Kirklees Democracy Commission by Katie Ghose from the Electoral Reform Society, in an evidence gathering session on 31st August 2016.
Here’s an overview of the evidence given to the Kirklees Democracy Commission by Dr Catherine Needham from the University of Birmingham, in a public inquiry via phone on 29th September 2016.