Vacancy for a Parish Councillor


Longwick cum Ilmer Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor.

The role of a Councillor is very varied and involves attending to the needs of residents and groups, making decisions on local services, collaborating with the Unitary Council to adhere to local needs, and progressing vital projects to invest in the future of the community.

Meetings are held once a month and, on average being a Councillor requires around 10 hours commitment per month.

The Council intends to fill this vacancy by co-option at the full council meeting on Tuesday 15th November 2022.

Expressions of interest are invited from anyone that would like to be considered for co-option.

Eligibility Requirements:

To stand to be a Parish Councillor 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

· At least 18 years old

· 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

To find out more and request an application form please contact the Parish or call 07521 161 645.

Closing date for applications is Friday 4th November 2022.