- To raise awareness and have regard of issues affecting Local Councils within the District/Borough Council;
- To respond to invitations from Local Councils to attend meetings of mutual interest;
- To be the first point of contact for Local Councils in the event of concerns relating to dealings with the District Council;
- To ensure that Local Councils view are taken into account when the District/Borough Council undertakes consultation;
- To facilitate discussions in relation to the possibility of devolving services to Local Councils;
- To encourage joint training events including Councillors from the District/Borough Council and Local Councils
- To respond to invitations to attend Warwickshire and West Midlands Association of Local Councils (WALC) Area Committees;
- To attend other Local Council liaison meetings as appropriate.
In order for the role to have a meaningful impact it is suggested that the role should be undertaken by a Member of the Cabinet, or senior Councillor within the Council.
Current Parish Champions
- For Warwickshire County Council - Cllr. Dave Shilton
- For North Warwickshire Borough Council - Cllr. Dave Reilly
- For Warwick District Council - Cllr. Susan Gallagher