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How to become a councillor

There are a number of guides on how to become a councillor and a few are listed below that might be of use to you. 
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Becoming A Councillor

Further information:

A guide issued by the Electorial Commission

A guide from the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).

NALC also offer an 'Elections Toolkit', click here to visit their website.

You may also be interested in visiting:

Please click on the following link for details of local political groups or if you are interested in standing as an independent please contact the Local Government Association, email:, telephone: 020 7664 3224.

If you are interested in becoming a District Councillor please click on the following link to visit Mid Sussex District Council's website.

Alternatively, for more information, you could also contact SALC (Sussex & Surrey Association of Local Councils) at:


Suite C 2nd Floor Sackville House,

Brooks Close,


East Sussex,



Memeber Support Officer: Isabelle Mouland
Telephone: 01273 830203