Councillor Fundamentals (induction)

Councillor Fundamentals (induction)

A brief introduction to the role of Town or Parish Councillor

A two hour on line training session using Zoom with Kim Bedford.

Suitable for new Councilors and those who have never attended any training, we also encourage new Clerks to register.

Event date Thu 24 Jun 2021 18:30
Event Ends Thu 24 Jun 2021 20:30
Registered 16
Available places 0
Registration closes Mon 21 Jun 2021 8:00
Notes £25 to Member Councils
Speaker Kim Bedford
Location WALC Zoom Room
Event Categories Understanding your council

Event full.

6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

In this session we will set the scene of Local Government;-

  • Roles and responsibilities of the 5 components of the Council
  • The importance of The law in meetings with an effective agenda and accurate minutes
  • Council delegation through Committees, ways of managing your responsibilities
  • Making a Council plan for delivery to and for your Community
  • Not forgetting - Compliance through Governance arrangements with full transparency.


1 CPD Points

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


£25 per delegate for Member Councils

Non-member fee £ 50.00

Help with Delegate’s Fees

WALC will subsidise member councils

Help with Delegate’s Fees WALC will subsidise member councils

  • Members with a budgeted income up to £15,000 will get half price for all delegates
  • Members with a budgeted income between £15,001 & £30,000 can send two for the price of one
  • Members with a budgeted income between £30,001 & £50,000 can send three for the price of two
  • Members with a budgeted income over £50,000 can send five for the price of four
Unfortunately the website cannot currently handle the free places, so if you qualify please email and we will amend any relevant invoices.



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

Please read

Full terms and conditions of registration

To attend this session

you will need

A Zoom account (a free account is fine). please ensure you register for the event in the usual way using the same email address you use for your Zoom account.

A suitable device for attending the session with a speaker, camera and microphone; laptops and tablets are ideal.

Kim Bedford

Experienced Tutor

Kim has over 10 years’ experience in the local council sector, initially as a council clerk, then as a councillor and County Officer for Gloucestershire, where she developed and instigated advice and training for councillors and clerks.

Seeing numerous changes, she has incorporated many new ideas and details into her courses to enable her attendees to ‘hit the ground running’ with enthusiasm and knowledge.

Warwickshire & West Midlands Association of Local Councils