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Prospective Councillor Briefing (Online Session)

Ever wondered what a Parish Councillor does? Ever thought about becoming one? Then this meeting is for you! Join us on Tuesday 28 February 6-8pm.

Published: 17 February 2023

Update 17 February 2023: This briefing will be held online.

In May 2023, all seats on the parish council will be up for election. Councillors are elected by local residents to manage the activities of the parish council and represent them in making decisions affecting the local community.

Stratford District Council is holding a Prospective Councillor Briefing on Monday 28 February 2023. This online event is free and open to any member of the public who is considering standing for election as a Parish or Town Councillor.

Come and find out:

  • How to become a Councillor
  • What will be expected of you
  • Why being a Parish Councillor can be particularly rewarding
  • The role of the District / Monitoring Officer and the “special relationship” with Parish Councils
  • About the Code of Conduct
  • Criteria for becoming a Parish or Town Councillor
  • The process to stand for election
  • The process after becoming a Councillor (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests etc)

When: -8pm on Tuesday 28 February 2023
Where: Zoom (no registration necessary but please give your name on joining)

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Meeting ID: 823 1843 6937

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