Category Archives: Becoming A Councillor

How

How do I apply to stand in an election or by-election? When an election or by-election is called. You need to complete a fairly straightforward nomination form. It must be signed by your proposer and seconder, and witnessed. Nomination forms are obtained … Continue reading

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When

When can I apply to become a councillor? All eleven seats on the Parish Council come up for election every four years, so the next time is 2023. The elections are held on the same day as Borough Council elections, … Continue reading

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Who

To be able to stand as a candidate you must: be 18 years of age or over on the day of your nomination be a British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any other member state of … Continue reading

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What

What’s Involved? To be a Councillor you need to: Care about getting the best for your Community Have a willingness to represent your electorate Want to make a difference Undertake training courses Adhere to the Code of Conduct Register your … Continue reading

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Why

Do you want to do more for our community? Town, Village and Parish Councillors are an essential element of the ’Big Society’, and have a long tradition of promoting a sense of pride in the local community. As a Parish … Continue reading

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