Be a councillor

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Could you represent the people living in your local area, and are you committed to making your neighbourhood a better place to live, work, and visit?

Have you considered becoming a councillor?

District councillors and town and parish councillors are vital for representing the people living in their local areas, helping to decide how policies are formed, and making decisions about how local services are delivered.

Nearly anyone can become a councillor, and you don’t need any qualifications to do it.

To find out more about how you can become a councillor, visit or Be A Councillor.


When this content has been updated

Last updated 14 August 2018