Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

Data protection for councils part 1: Foundations & theory

Course tutor:

Breakthrough Communications are NALC's National Partner for advice, guidance and services on parish and town council communications and engagement, and Data Protection, GDPR and Freedom of Information. The experienced team at Breakthrough Communications understand what good communication and effective compliance look like. As a team of communications professionals, including councillors and clerks, Breakthrough Communications also has insight into the unique world of parish and town councils.


In an ever-evolving legislative landscape, it is vital that councils ensure they have the most up-to-date understanding of their data protection obligations. This introductory session walks councils through the theory and core principles of GDPR and related data protection legislation, and we explain what policies, practices and processes councils need to have in place.


£35 per delegate (member rate)

£110 per delegate (non-member rate)


Monday 5th June 2023, 10am -12pm

Friday 7th July 2023 10:30am -12:30pm

Monday 4th September 10:30am -12:30pm

Friday 6th October 10:30am -12:30pm

Monday 27th November 10:30am -12:30pm

Monday 8th January 2024 10:30am -12:30pm

Last updated: Tue, 29 Aug 2023 08:07