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 to test out Citizens’ Assemblies.
Documents and links from this meeting:
- Agenda for the Working Group, 28th November 2018 (PDF)
- Minutes of the Working Group, 28th November 2018 (PDF)
- Report: Democratic content and Citizen awareness (PDF)
- Report: Civic Pathways for Young Citizens (PDF)
- Innovation in Democracy programme – expression of interest
How citizens can get involved
1. Democratic content
If you’re interested in helping to improve our democratic information, you can sign up to be a Democracy Seeker:
2. Young citizens
Citizens of all ages can take part in Kirklees Youth Council’s engagement activities:
Or if you work with young people in Kirklees and are interested in doing more to help our young citizens learn about local democracy, please get in touch:
Join our email list to be the first to hear about other ways to get involved.