Understanding: Code of Conduct

Understanding: Code of Conduct

With members’ standards being ever more under the spotlight, this training session provides an overview of the expectations placed upon councillors as holders of public office. 

This essential training will benefit new and seasoned Councillors as an introduction, or refresher on up to date practices.

Event date Mon 19 Jun 2023 15:30
Event Ends Mon 19 Jun 2023 17:00
Registered 16
Available places 4
Registration closes Fri 16 Jun 2023 8:00
Notes Members £30.00
Speaker Gill Lungley
Location WALC Zoom Room
Event Categories Council Training

Registration is now closed

Learning Objectives

Come to understand

  • the reasons for members’ standards
  • why the council has adopted a code of conduct
  • the standards expected of council members
  • the meaning of ‘interests’ and how to register and declare them
  • what to do in meetings when there is a conflict of interest
  • what might happen when things go wrong!


1 CPD Points

Record of attendance at training events is required when applying for the Local Council Awards Scheme


£30.00 per delegate for Member Councils

Non-member fee £60.00



Any delegate cancellations

must be received in writing 5 days before the event for a full refund of the fee. Substitute delegate(s) may be named at any time up to the event.

Terms and Conditions of Registration

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Full terms and conditions of registration

Gill Lungley

Clerk and WALC Tutor

Gill has been involved with local councils since the early 1990’s first as a parish councillor and then as the clerk to a variety of parish councils across Worcestershire, where she currently works part-time. Gill holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and has achieved the Cert HE in Local Policy Studies (the forerunner to today’s CiLCA qualification) from Cheltenham and Gloucester College. Ongoing CPD has seen her gain the CiLCA 2012 additional requirement so that her councils are able to adopt the General Power of Competence, where eligible. Having worked alongside various trainers for WorcestershireCALC Gill added to her qualifications with PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) to support her in the delivery of her informative training sessions.

Warwickshire & West Midlands Association of Local Councils