How to become a councillor

The website Be a councillor provides general information about becoming a councillor and how you can make a difference in your community.

If you are interested in becoming a borough or district councillor, read: the electoral commission, local elections in England and Wales

If you are interested in becoming a parish councillor, read: the electoral commission, parish and community council elections

Go to current elections, referendums and vacancies for election notices, nominations packs and the election timetable.