Ross has undertaken work  in the following local authorities:

bringing his 26 years experience as a local councillor and nearly 8 years as leader of Leicester City Council to support and help other local authorities across a whole range of acrivities. Ross has developed expertise in community cohesion, (he is an Associate of the Institute of Community Cohesion), sustainable development, urban regeneration, and leadership – both organisational and political.

Sandwell Council Social services evaluation of Crossroads care attendant scheme

Hull Council Work with political groups to prepare for Audit Commission inspection

Reading Council Development of Community Cohesion policy

Birmingham City Council Capacity building in the Voluntary sector, development of Management Competencies for Voluntary organisations

Oldham MBC Assessment of progress on community cohesion with ICoCo.

Oldham Council Mentoring of senior elected members

Barnsley MBC Assessment for Level 5 of the Equality Standard in Local Government LGID

Sunderland MBC Peer review LGID

Leeds Training and development for Scrutiny members

St Helen’s Preparing for Power

Luton peer review and mentoring workLGID

Tendring District Council Evaluation of rural voluntary sector in Tendring

Brighton Member development

The Audit Commission Comprehensive Performance Assessments at: Stoke on Trent MBC, London Borough Of Redbridge, Medway Council, Newcastle, Sunderland.

Local Government Improvement and Development Workshops for Senior council staff on leadership and working with politicians, joint author of guide to: Performance in Partnerships

Institute of Community Cohesion workshops and training for elected members on community cohesion, development of policies, and communication



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