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What other support will I get?

As a District Councillor, to assist you in carrying out your duties you will be able to access advice from Democratic Services as well a range of officers at the Council.

District Councillors will be required to undertake ongoing member development training throughout their term as a Councillor. Councillors may also request permission to attend external training seminars and conferences which the Council may be able to fund. 

Comprehensive Member Induction Training is also provided to all District Councillors which covers numerous topics and include some of the following:

  • Council Finance
  • GDPR and Data Protection
  • Introduction to Planning
  • Chair and Public Speaking
  • Code of Conduct
  • Licensing
  • Introduction to Housing and Development


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