North Training Seminar Agenda

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Thursday 7 July


08:45 – 09:30

Arrival and Registration 

09.30 – 09.45

Welcome to your Training Seminar 
Philip Peacock, PSLCC, SLCC President and your compere Lesley Swinbank, FSLCC

9:45 – 10:50

Unitary Authorities & establishing new town councils 
Dr Carlton Brand, FRSA, Former CEO of Wiltshire Council  

10:50 – 11:20


11:20 – 12:05

Continued…. Devolving to Town and Parishes, why it happens and what it might look like
Unitary Authorities & Establishing New Town Councils / Levelling Up – What does it mean?  

Dr Carlton Brand, FRSA, Former CEO of Wiltshire Council 

12:10 – 12:45

Membership Engagement and Being the Best Clerk
Naomi Bibi, Head of Member Services, SLCC 

12:45 – 13:45

Lunch & Networking

13:45 – 14:20

Case Study:
Power to the people!  How the County Durham & Cleveland Branch is approaching engaging with our members in a post-COVID world
Ian Morris, PSLCC, Peterlee Town Council

14.20 – 15.10

Government’s reforms of the Planning System – What Clerk’s need to now
Andrew Towlerton, SLCC National Advisor 

15.10 – 16.00

Operation London Bridge
Philip Peacock, PSLCC, SLCC President  


16.00 – 16.05

Conclusion of the day with your facilitator