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Join us to become a local Parish Councillor

Are you passionate about your community? Do you want to help make a long-lasting change? Do you have innovative ideas for the council? Do you have concerns about a specific issue and want to do something about it? If this is you, then we need you. We need people from all backgrounds and experiences who reflect their community to put themselves forward for co-option to the Parish Council.


If this is you then please get in touch to discuss this further sacristonparishcouncil@gmail.com


Am I eligible to be a Parish Councillor?


You have to be:

  • a British subject, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union

  • over 18 years of age

and additionally, you have to be one of the following:

  • a local government elector for the council area for which you want to stand.

  • have during the whole of the 12 months occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the council area or within 3 miles of it for the whole period.

  • have during that same period had your principal or only place of work in the council area or within 3 miles of it for the whole period.

You cannot stand for election if you:

  • are subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order.

  • have, within five years before the day of the election, been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence and have had a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of over three months without the option of a fine.

  • you work for the council you want to become a councillor for (but you can work for other local authorities, including the principal authorities that represent the same area).


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