There is a vacancy for a parish councillor at Kingmoor Parish Council

As a councillor, you can become a voice for your community and affect real change. Councillors are community leaders and represent the aspirations of the public that they serve. By standing for Kingmoor Parish Council you could make a real difference to the parish.

No special qualifications are needed and the most important thing is to have a keen interest in Kingmoor Parish and be prepared to play an active part in the Councils work.

The Council is acutely aware that councillors are volunteers and will endeavour not to have unrealistic expectations and to manage councillors time effectively.

A candidate for a parish council is qualified if, when nominated or co-opted:

  • he or she is a British citizen, Commonwealth citizen, citizen of the Irish Republic or a citizen of another European Union State.
  • has attained 18 years of age, and
  • is either in the register of electors for Kingmoor Parish or has during the whole of the preceding twelve months, occupied land as owner or tenant, had a principal place of work there, or resided in or within 4.8 kilometres or 3 miles of it.

You cannot stand for co-option if you:

  • are the subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order.
  • have, within 5 years before the day of the election, been convicted in the UK of any offence and have had a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over 3 months without the option of a fine.
  • work for the council you want to become a councillor for.

If you are interested in becoming a councillor please contact the Clerk on 07989341147 or email clerk@kingmoorparishcouncil.org

 

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