CCA Councillor Development Weekend 2018

24th – 25th November at Doubletree by Hilton Stratford Upon Avon



Saturday 24th November

10.30am Registration
11.00am Welcome, Cllr Rory Love, CCA Chairman
11.10am Eddie Hughes MP, MP for Walsall North
11.35am Campaign 2019, Lucy Wheeler, CCHQ Deputy Director Elections
12.20pm Marcus Jones MP, Party Vice Chairman for Local Government
12.50pm Lunch
1.40pm - 3.15pm Workshops 1-4 (repeated at 2.30pm - 3.15pm)
  1. Developing your Council Career
  2. Working with the Local Media
  3. Working Effectively with your MP
  4. Crafting a Political Message
3.45pm - 3.30pm Tea and Coffee Break
3.30pm - 5.00pm Workshops 5-8 (repeated at 4.20pm - 5.00pm)
  1. An Introduction to Campaign Toolkit (the new Blueprint)
  2. Your Online Presence
  3. Balancing your Commitments
  4. Women in Local Government
5.10pm – 5.45pm CCA Board Q+A
7.15pm Drinks Reception
8.00pm Dinner with Guest Speaker, Mr James Cleverly MP, Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party

Sunday 25th November

9.15am Campaigning on the Council
10.00am – 11.30am Workshops 9-11 (repeated at 10.50am - 11.30am)
  1. Being Effective in Opposition
  2. Issue Campaigning
  3. Redditch Casestudy: How we took Control
11.30am - 11.45am Tea and Coffee Break
11.45am – 1.10pm Workshops 12-15 (repeated 12.30pm – 1.10pm)
  1. Working Effectively with Council Officers
  2. What Voters Want from Local Government
  3. Writing to Win
  4. Effective Campaigning with the VoteSouce App
1.10pm Cllr Rory Love
1.15pm Lunch