Are you thinking about becoming a Town Councillor?
Elections will be held on the 4th May 2023 for new Councillors for Paddock Wood.
Key dates at present are:
• Nominations open from publication of the Notices of Election (borough and parish) until 4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2023.
Please have a read of the articles below for further information about the role of Town Councils and what you could do as a Town Councillor.
There is plenty of information about Paddock Wood Town Council on this website, but please read About PWTC for a brief overview.
Further information on the role of Town Councils and what they are responsible for can be found in the following pdfs.
If you think you would like to become a Councillor, please look at the following pdfs about becoming a Councillor and what you could bring to your local Council.
There are various rules and regulations that relate to local councils and elections which councillors must be aware of. The following documents should be read and understood.
- A guide to good practice for local councils
- NALC – Legal Topic Note 8 – Elections & Co-options
- PWTC Standing Orders – reviewed May 2020
- PWTC – Code of Conduct
- Disclosure of Pecuniary Interests
- Candidate Spending for Elections
Please keep an eye on this webpage as we will update it further with updates on the May election process.