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:
- Local government elections (covering Gloucestershire county and district councils)
- Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner election
- Parish council elections
- Parliamentary (general) election
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.