Elections were last held on the 6th May 2021 for the following:
Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner
Town & Parish Councils, including Padbury
The next elections will be in 2025. Padbury Parish Council has seven councillors and at the moment there are no vacancies.
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.
(These documents are all supplied by third parties.)