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Law and Administration

    Law and Administration deliver both statutory and non-statutory functions to the Council.  They are a cross-cutting service area that contribute to all Corporate Priorities.

    The service brings together five important corporate functions:

    Democratic Services; Electoral Services; Legal Services, Communications and Corporate Services.

    Contact officer for further information:

    Alistair Welch - Head of Law and Administration
    E-mail: awelch@staffordbc.gov.uk
    Telephone:  01785 619204

    Please click on the links below to take you to the relevant areas:

    Democratic Services

    Electoral Services

    Legal Services

    Communications

    Corporate Services

    Democratic Services

    Democratic Services are responsible for the provision of advice and support to members and officers of the Council on the democratic decision making processes, and produce agendas and minutes for all meetings of the Council and its Committees. They are also responsible for administering the Mayoralty.

    Contact officer for further information:

    Jane Peat - Democratic and Corporate Services Manager
    E mail: democraticservices@staffordbc.gov.uk
    Telephone: 01785 619206

    Electoral Services

    Electoral Services are a statutory function and are responsible for electoral registration and the administration of all elections and referenda within its boundaries including Parish, Borough and County Council elections, Parliamentary General Elections and European Parliamentary elections.

    Contact officer for further information:

    Jane Peat - Democratic and Corporate Services Manager
    E mail: elections@staffordbc.gov.uk
    Telephone:  01785 619206

    Legal Services

    The Legal section has responsibility for the provision of legal advice and services to the Council its members and officers across the whole range of the Council's functions overseeing information management including Data Protection; Freedom of Information, Human Rights and the Regulation of Investigatory powers.  The Legal Services Manager also acts as the Council's Data Protection/Freedom of Information Officer.

    Contact officer for further information:

    Ian Curran - Legal Services Manager
    Email: icurran@staffordbc.gov.uk
    Telephone: 01785 619220

    Communications

    Communications Webpage
    Council News

    The Communications Team are responsible for the internal and external communications of the Authority. It comprises of Press and Public Relations, Graphic Design and Web Development.

    Contact officer for further information:

    Will Conaghan - Press and Communications Manager 
    Email: wjconaghan@staffordbc.gov.uk 
    Telephone: 01785 619230

    Corporate Services

    Corporate Services are a support function that provides document production, data inputting, secretarial, postal and administrative support across the Council.

    Contact officer for further information:

    Jane Peat - Democratic and Corporate Services Manager
    Email: democraticservices@staffordbc.gov.uk
    Telephone: 01785 619206

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