Becoming a councillor

Reason for becoming a councillor

There can be many reasons why you might want to be a councillor. You may be concerned about your community and want to help improve it by:

  • making sure people get the right services
  • making sure people‚Äôs views are heard and taken into account
  • using your business or professional skills

You may be concerned about one particular issue in your area or just want to follow your political beliefs.

For more information on becoming a councillor, go to the Local Government Association's Be a councillor web pages.