Category Archives: Council and democracy

Calderdale Conversations is a new opportunity for people across Calderdale to talk about the things that are most important to them, helping to set the Council’s priorities and direct the use of resources. Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “Everybody who lives or works here has ideas about Calderdale: things they’d like to… read more … about Join our Calderdale Conversations>>

Last night, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet heard how the actions delivered as part of the First 100 Days plan are making a real difference to people in Calderdale. In June this year, Calderdale Council’s administration unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The actions in the plan were set out under… read more … about First 100 Days delivers real change>>

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Calderdale Council has appointed a Brexit Lead Officer for the local authority as it continues to prepare for the impact of leaving the European Union.     The Prime Minister has stated that the UK will formally leave the EU on 31 October 2019 with or without a withdrawal agreement.    The new Secretary of State… read more … about Zohrah appointed Brexit lead for Calderdale>>

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The Local Government Association has today issued a report on delays to the publication of the social care green paper: One year on: the LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing(external link). This includes a section  written by Calderdale Council’s Chief Executive, Robin Tuddenham (page 21), where he describes the impact on Calderdale…. read more … about Calderdale Council’s support for the LGA report: ‘One year on: the LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing’>>

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet last night unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “Vision2024 gives us a five year framework of what we want Calderdale to be like by the borough’s 50th birthday.  We have a range of priority areas which will… read more … about Ambitious plans for first 100 days>>

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Unemployed and inactive people may be offered tailored support to help them into employment if a funding bid to the European Social and Investment Fund is successful. Wakefield Council, in partnership with Calderdale Council, has applied for the funding, and a decision is expected soon on whether the application has been successful. A full application… read more … about Extra help to get back into work>>

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet for 2019/20 has set out its priorities and introduced two new members. The new faces – Cllr Adam Wilkinson and Cllr Scott Patient – join Council Leader Cllr Tim Swift and existing Cabinet Members Cllr Bob Metcalfe, Cllr Susan Press, Cllr Jane Scullion and Cllr Faisal Shoukat. Cllr Adam Wilkinson has taken… read more … about Introducing Calderdale Council’s Cabinet>>

The new Mayor of Calderdale is Cllr Dot Foster and the new Deputy Mayor is Cllr Angie Gallagher. Cllr Foster has been a Calderdale councillor since 2014 and takes on the role of Mayor from Mr Marcus Thompson. Having grown up in Steventon near Winchester, Cllr Foster moved to Calderdale with her husband after they… read more … about The new Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Calderdale>>

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