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'So you would like to become a Councillor'


To find out more Birdham Parish Council are hosting a free seminar In Birdham Village Hall Commencing at 6.00pm on Thursday 20th January 2011 Chaired by Councillor Richard Meynell

The speakers will be

Philip Coleman – Member Services Manager Chichester District Council

The pre-election first steps. Nomination. Acceptance of Nomination.

Election. Post Election.

Trevor Leggo – Director of Sussex Association of Local Councils (SALC)

What it means to be a Councillor. Powers & Responsibility.

Duties. Quality Councils. Power of Wellbeing.

Councillor Peter Jones – Chichester District Council

My role as a District Councillor. Workload. Advocacy. Responsibilities.

Councillor Roger Tilbury – Immediate Past Chairman Birdham Parish Council

My Role as a Parish Councillor. Workload. Advocacy. Responsibilities.

Each speaker will have approximately 20 minutes, which will

Include questions, followed by a further group question and answer session after the final speaker.

The seminar is open to anyone with a desire in becoming a Councillor to represent the views of the communities in which they live, work or serve, or seeks to find out more about the role prior to making a commitment.

If you would like to find out more or to register as an attendee please contact

David Siggs – Clerk to Birdham Parish Council

Tel 01243 790402