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Budock Water Village Hall

Councillor Vacancies

There is currently one vacancy on Budock Parish Council for a co-opted Councillor, 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.


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 has been 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” this form is available on our website or by contacting the clerk.  Send the completed form 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 deciding at the July 2024 meeting of the Parish Council meeting.

The deadline for submitting a statement is midday on 24th July 2024 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