A new Working Group for the Kirklees Democracy Commission are overseeing our practical work to grow a stronger local democracy.
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.
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.
We’re keen to hear from local organisations who might want to be part of Local Democracy Week 2017 in Kirklees.
We held a special event on 30th June 2017 to celebrate the publication of our ‘Growing a stronger local democracy’ report.
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’re holding a special Question Time session on 30th June 2017, and everyone is welcome to send in their questions about local democracy.
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.