Aldercar & Langley Mill Parish Council currently have a Vacancy for a Parish Councillor which the Parish Council is looking to fill through Co-option.
If you are interested in being considered for this important community role please contact the Clerk. When contacting it would be extremely helpful if you could highlight any specific skills or interests which you believe would benefit our community.
To be eligible to stand for election as a Parish Councillor you must be :-
- At least 18 years old.
- Be a British Citizen, an eligible Commonwealth Citizen or a Citizen of any member state of the European Union, and meet at least one of the following four qualifications :-
- You are and will continue to be registered as a local government elector for the parish/community in which you wish to stand from the day of your nomination onwards.
- You have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the parish/community area during the whole of the 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election.
- Your main or only place of work during the 12 months prior to the day of your nomination and the day of election has been in the parish/community area.
- You have lived in the parish/community area or within 3 miles of it during the whole of the 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election.
You are not permitted to stand for election as a Parish Councillor if you :-
- Are employed by the Parish Council.
- 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 United Kingdom of any offence and have a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over 3 months without the option of a fine.
- You have been disqualified under the Representation of People Act 1983 (which covers corrupt or illegal electoral practices and offences relating to donations).
The Parish Council looks forward to hearing from you.