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Consultation webinar on the LGA draft Model Member Code of Conduct – FREE event

Time Published 10th August 2020

The Local Government Association (LGA) are holding a free webinar to provide town and parish clerks with the opportunity to find out about the background and reasoning behind the drafting of the consultation version of the LGA’s Model Member Code of Conduct. Attendees will be invited to ask questions, give their opinions and make suggestions for alterations to the draft code. The views from these webinars will complement the online consultation questionnaire the LGA is undertaking on the consultation draft Model Member Code of Conduct. This session will take place Wednesday 26 August 2020, 11.00am – 12.00pm.

During the webinar, the LGA will also reflect on how COVID-19 has impacted on how councillors undertake their role. As more communication is taking place remotely and online between members and residents, particularly through social media, there may be more difficult and heated discussions as some seek to express the fear, frustration and heightened emotions they are experiencing at this time. However, abuse, threatening and intimidatory communications continue to be unacceptable, and we have sought to address these issues in the draft code.

Speakers include:

  • Paul Hoey, Co-Director, Hoey Ainscough Associates
  • Thelma Stober, Head of Legal Services, LGA
  • Abigail Gallop, Senior Policy Adviser, LGA

This is a virtual Zoom webinar.

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Please use promo code MMCC2608 to get your free place.

If you have any queries plaese contact events@local.gov.uk

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