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Co-Option of 3 Councillors

There are vacancies on Budock Parish Council for 3 co-opted Councillors, as provided for by Rule 8 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 1986. It is an unpaid position but allows an individual to get actively involved in maintaining and improving Parish life.  

Are you eligible to apply?  

You must be a Commonwealth / British citizen or Euro national and be 18 years of age or over.  In addition, one of the following must apply:   

• Is registered as a local government elector for the parish

 • Has during the whole of the preceding twelve months occupied as owner or tenant, any land or premises in the parish.  

• His/her principal or only place of work during the preceding twelve months hasbeen in the parish.

• Had during the whole of the preceding twelve months resided in the parish or within 3 miles thereof.


Should you wish to apply for the post, please complete the form “Co-option of a new Councillor” together with a covering letter detailing how your experience and skills may be of benefit to the Parish Council.  

The  existing  elected  Councillors  will  then  consider  the  statements  before  making  a decision at the July 2021 Parish Council meeting.  

The deadline for submitting a statement is 21st July 2021 for more information about this opportunity or to talk through any questions, please contact the Parish Clerk, Tracy Hladkij, Budock Parish Council,  Laity Villa, Laity, Wendron, Helston, Cornwall TR13 0NN.  Telephone 07943193329 or by email to

9th July 2021