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Events for new councillors

View the latest events and webinars available for new councillors.


What about the numbers? Understand them and use storytelling to get your messages across
Thursday 11 July 2024, 1.00pm - 3.00pm

You need to make sure your decision-making is evidence based - that the numbers back up what you want to do - but for many people ‘numbers mean maths’ and they are scared of maths! Even if you like numbers, you need to tell a story to get your message across. In this virtual event, funded by Government, we will help you understand and interpret numbers.

LGA National new councillors welcome event
Tuesday 16 July 2024, 5.00pm - 7.00pm

All newly elected councillors from across the country are invited to attend the LGA’s virtual national welcome event. This virtual event is an introduction to the Local Government Association and the support available to newly elected members. There will be the opportunity to explore the national challenges facing councils; hear from experienced councillors on their top tips to equip you in your new role and have a breakout session with councillors from the same LGA Political Group as yourself.

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