Effective Councillor and Officer relations




2 hrs

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Mark Palmer


Virtual course available


In-person course available


Councillors and Officers



This workshop is designed to clarify the roles and responsibilities of elected councillors and officers working within the ‘Strong Leader Model’ of governance. The workshop will promote discussion and dialogue in respect of the relationship between officers and councillors and provide councillors with the opportunity to develop their understanding of how to make the most of this unique but naturally complex relationship.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop, councillors will be able to: By the end of the workshop, councillors will be able to:

  • Fully understand the roles and responsibilities of councillors and officers
  • Have clarity in respect of the workings of the political management arrangements within the scope of the ‘Strong Leader Model’ of governance
  • Understand constructive approaches to developing a positive and productive way of working between councillors and officers.




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