Becoming a councillor

To stand as a candidate for public office you must meet certain criteria.  You can find the relevant guidance for each type of election published by the Electoral Commission here:

To stand as a candidate for council elections on 6 May 2021 completed nomination papers and consent to nomination must be delivered to your local council by 4pm on Thursday 8 April 2021.

Nomination packs can be found on the relevant council websites

More information about being a councillor can be found on the Local Government Association website Be a Councillor

Information about how to stand as a candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner in Gloucestershire is available on the Gloucester City Council website.

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