Local to the national - Penistone
9.30 - 1.00, Friday 26 April 2013
Penistone Town Council, St John's Community Centre, Church Street, Penistone, S36 6AR
Local to the national:
the latest legislative developments and how to influence power
A joint event hosted by the Yorkshire and Humber Rural Network and the Houses of Parliament Outreach Service looking at how to influence and scrutinise legislation affecting local government, your parish or town council. The workshop will focus on current legislation that has had an impact on local government, influencing legislation currently passing through Parliament and the role of Committees and scrutiny.
The Houses of Parliament Outreach Service will talk you through what current legislation may affect your community, how to influence it and how to effectively get your views heard within Parliament.
We will cover
Recent legislation affecting local government
How to influence legislation
Barriers to influencing
Working with MPs on local government issues
Daniel Wood Outreach Officer - North East, Yorkshire & Humber Houses of Parliament Outreach Service
Who should attend?
Community groups interested in the application of their Rights in the community
For more information please contact Ed Poulter
The workshop is free and includes lunch.
A £20 will be charged if you book a place and do not attend on the day.
Please complete and return this booking form. Places limited.
We are also holding Local to the national at the other venues around Yorkshire and Humber:
Friday 15 March 2013, 9.30 - 1.00
Central Community Association, Lindum Street, Scunthorpe, DN15 6QU
Friday 22 March 2013, 9.30 - 1.00
Skipton, venue tbc
Friday 19 April 2013, 9.30 - 1.00
Salem Resource Centre, Central Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 6HB