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 MAKE A LOCAL CHANGE

STEYNING PARISH COUNCIL IS HERE FOR YOU

WHAT DO LOCAL COUNCILS DO?
Your local council has an overall responsibility for the wellbeing 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 the Republic of Ireland; or be a citizen of another Member State of the European Union
• Be at least 18 years old
• Be an elector of the local council; or in the past 12 months occupied 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.

MAKE A CHANGE BECOME A LOCAL COUNCILLOR

Day of Poll: Thursday 6Th May.

If you are interested contact the Clerk on: 01903 812042

Forms are available now from Horsham District Council

Contact Horsham via email to elections@horsham.gov.uk to receive a nomination pack
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