How to become a District Councillor

The next scheduled District Council elections will be in May 2019.

If you are interested in becoming a Councillor, you need to:

  • be aged 18 years or over
  • be a citizen of either the UK, Commonwealth, Irish Republic or EU member state
  • have property, live or work in the district
  • have not been declared bankrupt

Councillors do not receive a salary, however they do get a Member's Allowance in respect of their time and expenses incurred while on Council business.

For further information about becoming a Councillor you may find the Be a Councillor website useful. You can also contact us using the details below.