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#ruralhour- Community Councils
September 8, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This #ruralhour is a discussion on Community Councils and will be based on the challenges, successes and issues they each share.
Date: Tuesday 8th September 2015
9.00- Q1. Good evening! Let us know you are there by telling us where you are – don’t forget to add # to every tweet
9.05- Q2. In your view, what should the aim of community councils be? Do they have the potential to enhance local democracy? #ruralhour
9.10- Q3. In some parts of Scotland, community councils are very effective. What would make other community councils more effective? #ruralhour
9.20- Q4. Do you think community councils should have a budget to undertake activities and services? Or make more decisions, even if someone else holds the funding? #ruralhour
9.30- Q5. How could they better be considered represent their communities? Should community councils have reserved spaces for people from different interest groups e.g. a young person, person with a disability? #ruralhour
9.40- Q6. What should the relationship between the local authority and community council be? #ruralhour
9.50- Q7. Can you give any example of good practice and achievements by your community council? #ruralhour
9.55- Q8. We are now coming to the end of our discussion on Community Councils # Any last comments?
To find us on Twitter search for @ScotRuralParl.
To take part, search for #ruralhour at 9pm on Tuesday 8th September 2015 and respond to the questions we post, or conversations on the subject that other people start. Keep using #ruralhour with every tweet and refresh your #ruralhour search to make sure you see what other people are saying.
For info on how to use Twitter see: https://support.twitter.com/articles/215585-getting-started-with-twitter