Heritage Champions

Sophie Mason made this Freedom of Information request to Thurrock Borough Council as part of a batch sent to 49 authorities

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Dear Thurrock Borough Council,

As part of Civic Voice’s ongoing Big Conservation Conversation campaign, we are undertaking research across England to ascertain how many local authorities currently have a Heritage Champion.

Heritage Champions are encouraged by Historic England as an executive member of the council who has lead responsibility for heritage. The person is expected to work closely with local community groups, Conservation Officers and Planning officials.

Would you be able to provide the following information?

• Are you aware of Historic England’s Heritage Champion Initiative?

• Does your local authority currently have an appointed Heritage Champion and if so, when were they appointed?

• Do you have the name and contact details of the Heritage Champion?

• If you do not have a Heritage Champion, do you have any plans to appoint such a person?

Yours faithfully,

Sophie Mason
Finance & Administration Officer
Civic Voice

Information.Matters@thurrock.gov.uk, Thurrock Borough Council

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Dear Ms Mason,

Thank you for your recent communication which is being managed in line
with the Freedom of Information Act under the above reference number. The
details of your request are outlined below together with the council’s
response.

Your request and Our Response

Your request and Our Response

 

1. Are you aware of Historic England’s Heritage Champion Initiative? Yes,
through our Historic Building Advisor.

 

2. Does your local authority currently have an appointed Heritage Champion
and if so, when were they appointed? No

 

3. Do you have the name and contact details of the Heritage Champion? No

 

4. If you do not have a Heritage Champion, do you have any plans to
appoint such a person? Yes, we will be considering nominating a Heritage
Champion based upon the Historic England guidance.

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