About Agents Training Weekend
Undertaking the role of election agent is a challenging and complex task. It carries significant legal responsibility and is increasingly complex. The rules governing elections now have significant variations depending on the type of election and the part of the UK you are in. Today, an agent needs to consider data protection (GDPR) and PPERA (the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act) as well as thinking about traditional electoral and other relevant laws, including the seemingly archaic Newspapers, Printers and Reading Rooms Repeal Act (1860).
The legal framework we operate within continues to develop and so up to date training is vital for all agents.
We have developed this course to take election agents through the process in local elections including covering expenditure in the regulated period.
Who is the course for?
The course is suitable for new agents, but will also be a refresher course for existing Agents. This is because expenses rules and election law changes.
The course is being run alongside our November Kickstart weekend.
- Single room – £170 early-bird, mid-rate £205, final-rate £250
- Twin and double rooms – early-bird £140, mid-rate £175, final-rate – £220 (all per person)
- Single room – £290
- Twin and double rooms – £260 per person
- Four or more people please email email@example.com.
Please let us know any dietary or access requirements when booking.
We have plans in place with the venue to deliver a Covid secure event dependent on the restrictions in place at the time. We may need to limit attendance in order to provide a socially distanced event.
If you have any queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org