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Local Elections 2021


Elections were held on the 6th May 2021 for the following:

Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC)

Buckinghamshire Council (all 147 seats)

Town & Parish Councils (all 1200+ seats)

Neighbourhood Planning Referendums (x2)


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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:

  • Delivery of services;
  • 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:

  • Decision-making;
  • Monitoring;
  • Getting involved locally.

Getting Elected:

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;
  • At least 18 years old;
  • 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:


What are local councils

All about local councils

It takes all sorts

2018 The Good Councillor's Guide

Buckinghamshire Elections 2021 Information

Guidance for Candidates

Nomination Pack Parish Council Election

AV Parish Notice of Election - 6th May 2021

AV Parish Uncontested Election Notice - 6th May 2021


(These documents are all supplied by third parties.)