Have your Say

Ref: C3741061

Foxborough issues

Course aim

Are you dissatisfied with some things that your council does and would you like to improve the situation? This workshop gives you the opportunity to frame questions and ask your councillor directly about your issues.

Who is the course for?

Residents of Foxborough Ward.

What topics will this course cover

The discussions in this work shop will demonstrate democracy in action. It presents an opportunity for participants to speak directly to their councillor with other interested residents of Foxborough Ward.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

Explain how to engage with the local council through their councillor. List at least two areas for which the local authority is responsible.

How will I know I'm making progress?

Reflective activity at the start and finish of the session

What else do I need to know, do or bring?


Reading and information sources


What could the course lead to?


Download full course outline

Have your Say Course Outline


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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