Becoming a councillor

Reasons for becoming a councillor

There can be many reasons why you might want to be a councillor.

For example, 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 advice on the process of becoming a councillor, go to our pages on: