Becoming a Parish Councillor
Husbands Bosworth Parish Council holds an election every four years for the position of Councillor. The Council has six positions available for Parish Councillors.
The Parish Council is the first tier of Government, representing and working for the interests of the residents of the parish.
Councillors are either elected or co-opted and the Council holds an election every four years. The next election will be held in May 2019.
Information and Further Reading
Local Councils, What Do they Do? - Leaflet (PDF, 617 Kb)
Local Councils, What do they do? - An information leaflet by the Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils.
Be a Councillor (PDF, 1.4 Mb)
Be a Councillor - A guide from the Local Government Association
Being a Local Councillor - Leaflet (PDF, 945 Kb)
Being a Local Councillor. What's it All About? - An information leaflet from the Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils
Power to the People - What are local Councils? - Leaflet (PDF, 1018 Kb)
Power to the People - What are Local Councils? - A Guide from the National Association of Local Councils.
It Takes All Sorts - 2nd Edition (PDF, 5.2 Mb)
It Takes All Sorts. Represent your community, make a difference - A Guide from the National Association of Local Councils.
Can You Stand For Election? - Information Leaflet (PDF, 103 Kb)
Can you Stand for Election? - Guidance for Candidates from the Electoral Commission.
The Good Councillor's Guide (PDF, 799 Kb)
The Good Councillor's Guide - Guidance for Councillors from the National Association of Local Councils.
1 - The National Association of Local Councils information page about Becoming a Local Councillor
Download a Nomination Pack
Elections 2019 Nomination Pack (MS Word, 211 Kb)
Nominations Pack for Parish Council Elections 2019.
The completed document must be delivered by hand to Harborough District Council before 4pm on 3rd April 2019. Nomination papers received at the District Council after this time will not be accepted.
If you do not have access to a printer, you may collect a copy of the Nomination Pack from the Parish Office on request.