Please view our Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2021/2022 here
Hockley Parish Council Elections
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 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;
- 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 owner or tenant); or work in the area local council serves (as your principal or only place of work); or live within three miles of the local council boundary.
If you are interested, contact the council on: firstname.lastname@example.org