Dear Middlesbrough 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?
• 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?
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In regards to your recent request for information which we received on
4^th November 2019, please see below responses in red.
Are you aware of Historic England’s Heritage Champion Initiative? Yes.
• Does your local authority currently have an appointed
Heritage Champion? Yes.
• Do you have the name and contact details of the Heritage
Councillor Julia Rostron, c/o Democratic Services, Town Hall,
Middlesbrough, TS1 9FX. 01642 812824.
• If you do not have a Heritage Champion, do you have any
plans to appoint such a person? Not applicable.
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