Heritage Champions

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Dear Hull City 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 Governance, Hull City Council

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Reavley Claire, Hull City Council

Dear Ms Mason

 

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With regard to your Freedom of Information request received on 15 January
2020, please accept our apologies for the delay and find our response
below.

 

 

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

 

Yes.

 

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

 

Hull City Council is in the process of updating the paperwork to formalise
Councillor David Craker as the authority’s Heritage Champion due to the
strategic fit of the work he undertakes as Portfolio Holder for Culture,
Leisure and Tourism.

 

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

 

Councillor David Craker

Town Clerk’s Service

Hull City Council

(01482) 300300

 

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

 

Not applicable.

 

 

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Information Governance

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