11 September: Conversations on Governance
It's Our City have recently launched the Sheffield People's Petition to change how Sheffield Council works and the campaign group is also holding a series of community conversations about local governance during 2018/19.
The first meeting, ‘Developing the Conversation on Governance’, will take place on:
Tuesday 11th September
at 7pm - 9:15pm
at the Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James’ Street, Sheffield S1 2EW
The Agenda is as follows:
7:00 Welcome and introduction
7:10 Is Sheffield a democracy? - Simon Duffy, Director, Centre for Welfare Reform
7:35 Governance, communities and the role of councillors - Wendy Lowder, Executive Director: Communities, Barnsley Council
8:00 Thoughts, questions & feedback
8:15 How our Council works now: the 'strong leader' and an overview of alternatives - Nigel Slack, Public Citizen
8:40 Taking Things Forward: towards a Sheffield Communities Declaration on Local Governance?
For more information please visit: www.itsoursheffield.co.uk
The Sheffield People's Petition is available to sign at: