Published: 10 May 2021
Creswell Parish Council
would like to advertise two vacancies on the Parish Council
The Local Parish Council is the first tier of local Government and can levy a precept which has to be spent within the parish. By becoming a parish councillor, you will be able to contribute to the Parish.
To be eligible for co-option to a parish council, you must:
- be a UK or Commonwealth citizen and an elector of the parish
- be a citizen of the Republic of Ireland
- be a citizen of another Member state of the European Union
- be at least 18 years old
- for the whole of the previous 12 months have occupied (as owner or tenant) land or other premises in the parish
- during the previous 12 months have worked in the parish (as your principal or only place of work)
- for the whole of the previous 12 months lived in the parish or within three miles of the parish boundary
· Sign up to the Parish Council's Code of Conduct, which is based on the Nolan Principles.
You may be eligible to become a local councillor, (Local Government Act 1972 (section 80) if you have been convicted and received a prison sentence (or suspended sentence) of three months or more in the five years before the co-option.
If you would like to apply, please write to the Parish Council (please see below), your letter should contain background information about yourself and why you wish to become a councillor. The closing date for applications is Friday 21st May 2021.
45 Thorn Close, Brereton, Rugeley WS15 1TA