Current Town and Parish Council Vacancies

Current vacancies

(Please also refer to the Current and Forthcoming Elections page)

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The following councils have a vacancy for a councillor:

CouncilWard (if appropriate)VacanciesLast date for election requestsOutcome
Carlyon Parish Council Carlyon Bay Ward 1 24 January 2020 Co-option 
Veryan Parish Council    1  24 January 2020 Co-option 
Liskeard Town Council Liskeard West Ward 1 24 January 2020 By election to be held 26 March more details to follow 
St Teath Parish Council   24 January 2020 Co-option 
Bude-Stratton Town Council Stratton Ward 1 24 January 2020 By election to be held 19 March more details to follow  
Looe Town Council East Ward 1 24 January 2020 Co-option 
Looe Town Council West Ward 1 24 January 2020 Co-option 
Zennor Parish Council   1 6 February 2020 Co-option
St Dennis Parish Council   1 6 February 2020 Co-option 
St Mabyn Parish Council   1 7 February 2020 Co-option
St Breock Parish Council   1 7 February 2020 Co-option
Dobwalls and Trewidland Parish Council Dobwalls Ward 1 7 February 2020 Co-option
St Cleer Parish Council   1 12 February 2020 Co-option
Penzance Town Council Promenade Ward 1 12 February 2020 By election to be held - more details to follow
Crowan Parish Council Praze Ward 1 12 February 2020 Co-option
Cury Parish Council   1 12 February 2020 Co-option
Perranuthnoe Parish Council Perranuthnoe Ward 1 12 February 2020 Co-option
St Stephen-in-Brannel Parish Council St Stephen-in-Brannel Ward 1 14 February 2020 Co-option
Callington Town Council Callington Ward 2 18 February 2020  
Callington Town Council Kelly Bray Ward 1 18 February 2020  
Wadebridge Town Council Wadebridge East Ward 1 21 February 2020  
Newquay Town Council Newquay Central Ward 1 21 February 2020  
Falmouth Town Council Penwerris Ward 1 24 February 2020  
Gwennap Parish Council   1 3 March 2020  
Kenwyn Parish Council Threemilestone Ward 1 9 March 2020  
Lostwithiel Town Council   1 12 March 2020  

 

If you are interested in becoming a Parish or Town Councillor you will need to meet the criteria below. If you do, please contact your Parish or Town Clerk to inform them of your interest should a vacancy become available.

A candidate for a Parish or Town Council is qualified if, when nominated:

  • he or she is a British citizen, Commonwealth citizen, citizen of the Irish Republic or a citizen of another European Union State.
  • has attained 18 years of age, and
  • is either:
    • in the register of electors for that Parish/Town or has during the whole of the preceding twelve months
    • occupied land as owner or tenant
    • had a principal place of work there
    • resided in or within 4.8 kilometres of it.

Information relating to this procedure is available from the Parish Clerk vacancy information page