They say many hands make light work. This webinar will explore the benefits of committees and working groups and how they benefit working practices.

  • Benefits of having committees and working groups
  • Forming committees and Terms of Reference
  • Types of committees and their structure
  • Delegating functions
  • Who can sit on committees, including non-members and ex-officio
  • Voting rights
  • Public admission to meetings
  • Minutes and agendas

Please note that this session will last between 30 – 45 minutes in total.

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Wednesday 13 November, 2:00pm – 2:45pm


Members: £15 + VAT
Non-Members: £20 + VAT

CPD points

Claim 1 CPD point for attending this webinar!

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Worth attending even if you think you know all the answers!”
Sandra Tuck, Old Basing & Lychpit Parish Council

I’m currently working on the committee part of CiLCA, so this webinar was very useful for that, as well as for the council work in general.”
Eugene Smith, Perry Parish Council


About the Trainer

Sarah Jeffries, Clerk to Horningsham Parish Council, Induction Support Officer, and Certified GDPR Data Protection Officer.

Sarah has been a Parish Clerk since July 2005, She continued to add to the number of parish councils she worked for during the following years until she moved into teaching within the sector. Sarah is one of SLCC’s Induction Support Officers for the ILCA introductory course and is also a CiLCA Trainer.

Sarah specialises in GDPR and FOI, as well as being a Clerk Representative on the NALC Local Council Award Scheme Panel.

Sarah Jeffries PSLCC, Advisor & Induction Support Officer

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