If you want to become a Parish Councillor then it is important to understand the roles and responsibilities of holding office.
Making difficult decisions, in an open and reasoned way, is something that local councils need to do well. As a councillor, you have a responsibility to be well-informed, especially about diverse local views. You cannot assume that you represent the interests of all your electors without consulting them.
- Firstly check out and understand the NOLAN PRINCIPALS here >>>
- Then, read the information on the NALC website about local councils here >>>
- Understand the code of conduct here >>>
- Talk to current and past parish councillors about the role and understand the pros and cons of taking on the office.
If you are then happy that this is a role that you want to take on in serving your community then contact the Parish Clerk here >>>