Provides information on the criteria for becoming a councillor and how to become a councillor.
To become a councillor of a town or parish council or of East Riding of Yorkshire Council you must:
To assess whether you fit the criteria to become a councillor, please refer to the Local Government Act 1972, which outlines the qualification details in full.
Local Government Act 1972 (external website)
More information on how to become a councillor and stand for election is available on the standing for elections page.