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MAKE A CHANGE

BECOME A LOCAL COUNCILLOR…..

IF YOU CARE ABOUT WHERE YOU LIVE AND ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT YOUR COMMUNITY, WE NEED YOU

JOIN US AND BECOME A LOCAL COUNCILLOR

WHAT DO LOCAL COUNCILS DO?

Your local council has an overall responsibility for the well- being of your local community. Their work falls into three main categories:
• Delivery of services
• Improve quality of life for residents
• Give communities a democratic voice

BECOMING A LOCAL COUNCILLOR

As a local councillor you can become a voice for your community and make a real change. Councillors are community leaders and represent the interests of the communities they serve.
Local councillors have three main responsibilities:

• Decision-making
• Monitoring
• Getting involved locally

GETTING ELECTED

To stand for election to a local council you must:

  • Be a UK or Commonwealth citizen; or be a citizen of theRepublic of Ireland; or be a citizen of another Member Stateof the European Union
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be an elector of the local council; or in the past 12 monthsoccupied land or other premises in the area the local council serves (as owner or tenant); or work in the area local council serves (as your principal or only place of work); or live within three miles of the local council boundary.If you are interested contact the council on: lofpcclerk@gmail.com
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