Lunchtime Lowdowns - Navigating Confidential Agenda Items

Course Description

Join us for an insightful session where we delve into the intricacies of handling confidential agenda items in council meetings. This Lunchtime Lowdown is designed for council members and clerks who wish to deepen their understanding of the legal and ethical considerations when dealing with sensitive information.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the legal framework governing confidential items, including the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 and Local Government Act 1972.

  • Learn best practices for drafting agendas and minutes that include confidential matters.

  • Explore case studies and scenarios to better grasp the nuances of confidentiality in council operations.

Who Should Attend: This session is ideal for council members, clerks, and anyone involved in the administration of local councils who handle confidential information as part of their role.

Cost  (per delegate)
£10 +VAT Members
£20 +VAT Non Members

Course tutor

Danny Moody

Chief Executive, Northants CALC

Danny joined the Association in 2007. He has been a parish councillor since 2003 and has had various roles on committees and working parties as well as Chair to the council.  He achieved Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) in 2008 and is a Principal Member of the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC). 


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