Councillor Training for Planning Committees

Tom Graham, barrister and senior IQ Legal trainer, presents a new three-part webinar series on councillor training for planning committees drawing upon his considerable experience of advising committees and training councillors. The course takes place in one-hour sessions over three consecutive days and is appropriate for all new members of a planning committee, substitute members and individuals prior to serving on a committee.

Course topics include the following:

  • Probity
  • Rules of debate
  • Public speakers
  • Site visits

Throughout the course, Tom will cover essential information concerning the planning process and code of practice, including; national policy and guidance; the role of the Chairman; interest, bias and predetermination; The Localism Act 2011; councillor codes of conduct; the rules of debate and material planning conditions.




Cost £300 + VAT per person, per webinar series

Extensive notes will be provided and there will be an opportunity for delegate questions.

For more information about this course, call 0747 112 5651 or email: [email protected].


May 10 - 12 2021


11:00 am - 12:00 pm




Tom Graham
Tom Graham
[email protected]
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