One Vacancy on Wereham Parish Council – Interested in being a Parish Councillor?
One Vacancy on Wereham Parish Council Interested in being a Parish Councillor?
Want to Get Involved and make a difference in Wereham?
There is one casual vacancy on the Wereham Parish Council. Parish Councillors need no specific qualifications experience, just a passion for doing the best for your local community. Don’t feel you can’t do it – there is always help, training and guidance available. Help to make a difference!. Please contact the Clerk if you think you may be interested in applying or for further information.
Qualifications to be a Councillor:
A person is qualified to be elected and to be a councillor if they are a British, Commonwealth or European Union citizen or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland, and on the day of their nomination they are 18 or over. In addition, the person must meet at least one of the following criteria:-
(1) be registered as a local government elector for the area, and give their electoral number, or
(2) have during the whole of the twelve months before the day on which they are nominated occupied as owner or tenant any land or premises in the parish, or
(3) during the whole of the twelve months before the day on which they are nominated have their principal or only place of work in the area of the parish, or
(4) during the whole of the twelve months before the day on which they are nominated have resided in the parish or within 4.8 kilometres (3 miles) of it.
The vacancy will be considered at the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council on Tuesday 8th September, therefore any interested persons need to contact the Clerk no later than 1st September.
Parish Clerk and RFO