ADSO represents staff working across all areas of democratic support in local authorities, joint authorities and employers’ organisations. With over 1000members, we have grown from strength to strength and are now the nationally recognised professional body for the Democratic Services sector. We are committed to promoting excellence, promoting the sector and providing a comprehensive range of high quality learning and development opportunities at low cost
Chairman’s Weekly Message
“I begin this week with congratulations.
Emma Faulkener from Cherwell and South Northants Councils has completed her Certificate In Democratic Practice. Well done Emma.
The following have been shortlisted for the Democratic Services Officer
of the Year award:
Theresa Grayell – Kent CC
Claire Johnson – LB Enfield
Chris Pedlow – LB Merton
Congratulations and the best of luck to all three. The judges for this
award are: Nick Crump – Modern.Gov , John Robinson – Chief Executive – Gedling Borough Council and
Sue Keogh – ADSO Director
At each Board meeting, we monitor members’ use of the services we offer, such as the website, the portal and the bulletin. Feedback shows that
those who access the bulletin find it really helpful in keeping them up to date with changes in legislation etc. However, only a relatively small
percentage of members actually read it so please login and access this weeks Bulletin.
2014-16 ADSO Main Sponsor
modern.gov, the leading committee decisions management system has been at the forefront of delivering e-democracy systems to local government for over thirteen years.
Please contact us so we can show you the benefits, and extensive list of features developed alongside local government officers, already being enjoyed by over 200 authorities.