Be a Councillor

Councillor Fair

County Hall, Truro TR1 3AY

Saturday 28 January 2017 from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm

Find out about being a Cornwall, City, Town or Parish Councillor

If you care about the area that you live or work in and the issues facing local people, have you considered standing to be a Cornwall, City, Town of Parish Councillor?

Please use this link to view the programme.

Make a difference for Cornwall and stand to become a councillor

Cornwall Council has 122* electoral divisions - that is 123 Councillors covering the whole of Cornwall. Could you be one of them that stands in the next Cornwall Council election on Thursday 4 May 2017?

(*Bude electoral division will elect two Councillors)

The previous elections were held on Thursday 2 May 2013. Please look on our election results page to see the full results.

Want to find out more?

If you want to find out more about becoming a Councillor see the information leaflets and helpful links below.

Close of nominations

Close of nominations to stand to be a Cornwall Councillor closes at 4pm on 4 April 2017. If you want a nomination pack please phone one of the following numbers:-

  • Sharon Richards on 01209 614298
  • John Simmons on 01579 341533

You can read more here: guidance for candidates and agents.

Request for further information

If you would like to be sent further information on being a councillor and any information events as they become available please forward your contact details to Democratic Services using the contact details on the right hand side.