Question time with the leader

Author: Gareth Greene


The Leader of Barnet Council, Councillor Richard Cornelius, will be hosting a series of ’Question Time’ events across the borough to speak to residents and get their views on what matters in Barnet.

Hendon Town Hall

Hendon Town Hall

Barnet Council values residents’ views and opinions about how it is performing and delivering. The ‘Question Time’ events are the latest opportunity for residents to hear about the work of the council and ask questions about things that are important to them.

These views help to inform how the council works and set it priorities Barnet Council already engages with the local community via its resident perception survey, as well as through service consultations and engagement with service users and residents.

These events will be hosted by the Leader of the Council, who will give a brief overview of what the council is working on and its current priorities. There will then an opportunity for people to engage and ask questions.

Leader of Barnet Council, Councillor Richard Cornelius said: “Meeting residents is one of the most rewarding parts of my role and I am excited to hold these events across the borough. They are an opportunity to hear from residents so that I can better understand their needs to help make Barnet the best possible place to live.”

There is no set agenda and the atmosphere will be informal.  Everyone is welcome and Barnet Council wants to see people from all backgrounds, ages and interests.

Taking place across the borough, the Engage Barnet: Question Time events will run from 7pm to 9pm to enable as many people as possible to attend.

Barnet Council will be holding events at the following venues:

  • Tuesday 26 September - Stephens House & Gardens, N3 3QE
  • Wednesday 11 October - New Barnet Community Centre, EN4 9PF
  • Monday 30 October - Greek Cypriot Community Trust, N12 9RU
  • Tuesday 14 November - Sangam Centre, HA8 0AP
  • Tuesday 28 November - Old Bull Theatre, EN5 5SJ
  • Wednesday 13 December - Hartley Hall Mill Hill, NW7 2JA

To attend these events, people must register via Eventbrite, or call 020 8359 7907.