PREPARING FOR THE 2023 ELECTIONS (FEB) - FULL
10 am - 12 noon
Parish and Town Councillors are elected once every four years with the next elections in Norfolk planned for Thursday 4 May 2023.
This course explains the elections process from encouraging public interest to inducting new councillors after the election.
Thursday, 9 February 2023
£36 subscribers | £45 non-subscribers
Understanding the elections process: nominations, who can become a councillor, the elections timetable, the clerk's role and the pre-election period (previously known as 'purdah')
Encouraging your council to be proactive prior to the election to attract prospective councillors
After the election, understanding what happens next: the importance of the annual meeting of the parish/town council, knowing the dates when this meeting must be held and essential items for the agenda
Ensuring new councillors hit the ground running: tips for your local induction, forms to complete and formal training
What you can do if you still have vacancies after the election: understanding the co-option process and by-elections.
Recommended for clerks who are new to the elections process and those who would like an update since the last elections in 2019.
We'll send you a link via email a day or two before the session is due to be held, so you can just click on the link to join in. You'll need a laptop, tablet or smartphone with a camera.
Average satisfaction rating for the election courses held in late 2018 and early 2019 was 99.9%.
A definite confidence booster for the forthcoming elections.
Excellent as usual and very thorough.
A very worthwhile session which provided a wealth of information on the upcoming election process.
Excellent training session. I have learnt so much and can leave with more confidence.
Very relaxed and informative. Well-delivered.
Just what we needed at the right time - thanks!