Heritage Champions

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Dear Wandsworth 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

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Request for Information - 2020/2294 - Heritage Champions

 

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Wandsworth Request for Information – 2020/2294 - Heritage Champions

 

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

           

                        Yes - the Council is 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?

 

Yes - the Council appointed a Heritage Champion in 2016 

 

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

 

Councillor Richard Field

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

                       

Not Applicable

 

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From: Sophie Mason <[FOI #634887 email]>
Sent: 15 January 2020 15:26
To: FOI WBC <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Heritage Champions

 

Dear Wandsworth 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

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