Local Elections 2021
Elections are planned for the 6th May 2021. The following elections are due to take place:
Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC)
Buckinghamshire Council (all 147 seats)
Town & Parish Councils (all 1200+ seats)
Neighbourhood Planning Referendums (x2)
Information and guidance, including a nomination pack for potential candidates are provided below:
What do Local Councils do?
Your local council has overall responsibility for the wellbeing of your local community. Their work falls into three main categories:
- Improve quality of life for residents;
- Give communities a democratic voice.
Becoming a Local Councillor:
As a local councillor you can become a voice for your community and make real change. Councillors are community leaders and represent the interests of the communities they serve. Local councillors have three main responsibilities:
- Getting involved locally.
To stand for election to a local council you must be:
- A UK or Commonwealth citizen; or be a citizen of the Republic of Ireland; or be a citizen of another Member State of the European Union;
- An elector of the local council; or in the past 12 months occupied land or other premises in the area the local council serves (as your principal or only place of work); or live within three miles of the local council boundary.
Please contact the parish clerk if you are interested in becoming a parish councillor.
If you are interested in becoming a parish councillor, please click on the following links which lead to documents that provide more information about the role. Information about the 2021 elections is also below:
(These documents are all supplied by third parties.)