Would you like to become a Parish Councillor?

Graveley Parish Council currently has a Councillor vacancy for co-option.

Would you like to join the Parish Council and help make decisions about how the Parish is run?

You can read a guide on what Parish Councillors might be expected to do (although this is very broad and covers all Town and Parish Councils, so don’t be scared!) in the Good Councillors Guide.

There are a few criteria you must be able to comply with:

To qualify a person must be a British subject, over 18 years old and an elector; or must reside within Graveley or within 4.8km of it; or occupy as owner or tenant any land or premises therein; or have their principal or only place of work there and must not be disqualified from holding office as a Councillor.

Criteria Essential Desirable
Able to attend regular evening meetings Y  
Interest in local issues and things which affect people Y  
Keen to improve the local environment and quality of life   Y
A willingness to represent the views of the whole community Y  
An interest in learning and developing your role in the community   Y

If you would like to join us, please email the Clerk a brief CV and explanation about why you would like to be a Councillor by Monday 24th April and your application will be considered at the May meeting.—