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Interested in becoming a councillor?

Becoming a councillor 5Would you like to get involved in improving services for your community and making a difference to the lives of local residents? With county council elections taking place next year, now could be your chance.

As a councillor at Surrey County Council, you would have the opportunity to represent and support your community in a role that’s varied and wide-ranging – from developing policy and decision making to putting forward the views of residents and working with other local organisations.Becoming a councillor 4

If you’d like to find out more about the role of councillor and how to get involved, visit Surrey County Council’s becoming a councillor web page. The page includes information on who can stand for election, how to apply, training, expenses and the answers to other frequently asked questions.

On the page you’ll also find the latest Prospective Councillors Booklet, which is packed with information and advice for anyone interested in becoming a councillor in Surrey, as well as details of a Prospective Councillors event that will be held at County Hall in Kingston-upon-Thames next February.

For more information, contact democraticservices@surreycc.gov.uk or call 0208 541 9122.

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