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We are seeking a new chair and new trustees – could this be you?


Kensington and Chelsea Social Council (KCSC) is the umbrella body for the Voluntary and Community Sector in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea.  After years of dedication from the current Chair we are now seeking a new Chair to lead the organisation.  At the same time we are presenting a great opportunity for up to three new trustees to join the Board.

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Charter for Public Participation response from KCSC

KCSC has worked with numerous stakeholders to develop a Charter for Public Participation in response to the Council’s request for responses to their recent six-month Borough and Area Governance Review. Local people asked for more clarity how they will make it easy for people to get involved in what the Council does, especially in Council decision-making. The council said...

Trustees and Governance

KCSC's current trustees are as follows:


The Report of The Scrutiny Panel


'Scrutiny' is a Councillor-led statutory function within the Council. It holds decision-makers to account on behalf of borough residents. Please find the report of the Panel appointed to oversee the detail of the new arrangements for scrutiny and prioritisation of the scrutiny work programme. Recommendations to the Council will be made on 24 July. 

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KCSC's position on RBKC's Governance review


Since October 2018 RBKC has been carrying out a governance review.  The Panel overseeing the process included both Labour and Conservative Councillors and was chaired by the Leader of the Council, Elizabeth Campbell. 


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KCSC's response to the Borough and Governance Review Recommendations - 25 April 2019

KCSC has engaged with RBKC’s Governance Review since its inception. Prior to this, we have worked in partnership with the Volunteer Centre Kensington and Chelsea to support the Centre for Public Scrutiny and Democracy Society to engage with local people and the voluntary and community sector in its review of the RBKC’s governance and decision-making structures. We have facilitated discussions through KCSC’s Grenfell Network Group meetings, submitted collective responses as the review has progressed, and attended and contributed to the Panel’s open meetings.

Westway Trust is recruiting for its Chair of the Board of Trustees - Deadline extended to 5 July


Westway Trust (WT) is looking for a new Chair for its Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is inviting applications for the role of Chair.

A full brief for the position can be downloaded here.

Applications should be by letter to the Acting Chair of Westway Trust, Angela Spence, outlining intent and summarising relevant experience.

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Jennifer Ware


Staff and trustees at Kensington and Chelsea Social Council were sad to hear of the passing of Jennifer Ware on Sunday 14 April .


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Trustee e news March 2019


Please click on the picture below to read our latest Trustee e news for March 2019.


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'Code of good governance' for smaller charities


Good governance in charities is fundamental to their success. It enables and supports a charity’s compliance with the law and relevant regulations. It also promotes a culture where everything works towards fulfilling the charity’s vision.

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