Moving to a Committee Model of governance




2 hrs

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Mark Palmer


Virtual course available


In-person course available





The Localism Act 2011 allows all councils to adopt a political management structure which responds to local needs, priorities and ambitions. This workshop provides councils who are considering or are in the process of adopting the ‘committee system’ with the knowledge and skills to make the system work across their local area.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the briefing session, you will: By the end of the briefing session, you will:

  • Have a clear understanding of how the committee system works.
  • Understand the decision -making process within a committee model of working
  • Understand the implications of the model in terms of the councillor and officer roles, skills required and the impact on political group dynamicsy.




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