Welwyn Hatfield Council achieves prestigious charter mark

WELWYN Hatfield Council has been awarded the Charter for Elected Member Development.

The prestigious honour, which lasts for three years, is a national standard developed by the East of England Local Government Association.

Councillors had to undergo a rigorous assessment of their training and development to ensure they could meet the needs of the community.

Council chief executive Michel Saminaden said: “We’re delighted with this achievement, because it recognises that our councillors believe in and participate in their own development, which can only be a good thing for the community.”

He added: “I’d like to thank members for their efforts in achieving this status for the council.”


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