YOUR PARISH NEEDS YOU! VACANCY FOR PARISH COUNCILLOR

Your Parish Needs You For Councillor

YOUR PARISH NEEDS YOU
THE PARISH COUNCIL HAS A VACANCY FOR SOMEONE TO JOIN THEIR TEAM. ARE YOU THAT PERSON?

IF YOU WISH TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR COMMUNITY AND HELP OTHERS CONSIDER BECOMING A COUNCILLOR NOW

Councillor qualifications

A parish councillor must be 18 years or over, a British subject or a citizen of a member state of the European Union and be (a) an elector of the parish; or (b) a person who over the whole of the last twelve months has been owner or tenant of land or premises in the parish or has lived in the parish or within three miles or has had his principal place of work in the parish. Provided the qualifications are met, a person can be a councillor on more than one council.
A councillor will be disqualified from office or from standing for office if:-
Within five years before his election or since his election he is given a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) of not less than 3 months without the option of a fine or he has been declared bankrupt.
He has been found guilty of corrupt or illegal practices.
He holds a paid office in the gift of the council.
He fails to attend any meetings for more than six months without an acceptable explanation given before the expiry of the period (e.g. illness).
He fails to sign the Declaration of Acceptance of Office within the required period.

SEND YOUR CV TO THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 4TH JUNE 2011
crparishclerk@aol.com

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