Vacancy of a Councillor for Wansford Parish Council




Are you interested in your local community?


Would you like to contribute to the work of the parish council?


Do you have knowledge/a skill which may be of help to the work of the parish council?


Do you have some spare time to attend a monthly parish council meeting and to receive a few emails?

If so, then we’d like to hear from you!

There are certain legal criteria to become a parish councillors, as follows


  • Be a British subject or a citizen of the Commonwealth.
  • Be 18 years of age or over –you must give your date of birth.
  • Applicants must not be disqualified from holding office as a member of a local authority. This includes – hold any paid office or employment for the council or joint committee with council representation; subject of bankruptcy restrictions order, interim bankruptcy restrictions order, a debt relief restrictions order or an interim debt relief restrictions order; within 5 years been convicted of any offence and sentenced to a term of imprisonment of at least 3 months without the option of a fine; been found guilty of corrupt or illegal practices or responsible for incurring unlawful expenditure and the court orders disqualification.
  • Be registered as a local government elector for the parish – give electoral number; or
  • Have occupied as owner or tenant for the whole of the preceding 12 months, land or premises in the parish – give address; or
  • had their principal or only place or work, during the last 12 months, within the parish – give address; or
  • have, during the preceding 12 months, resided in the parish or within 3 miles of it – give address.

For further information and to apply to be considered for this vacancy please contact Wansford Parish Clerk by email on

or phone Marie Lewis on 07899732049

Closing date for receipt of applications end September 2023