Standing as a Town and Parish Councillor
Post Election Action
Declaration of Election Expenses
ALL candidates in Contested and Uncontested elections, whether elected or not are required to submit a Declaration of Election Expenses to the Returning Officer within 30 days of the Declaration of Result.
Note – Where candidates have not incurred any expenditure a Nil return is required. All newly elected Councillors will be contacted by the Council who will arrange for you to complete the following documents:
Acceptance of Office
Declaration of Acceptance of Office form should be signed by each councillor.
Declaration of Interest
All members will need to register their interests within 28 days of taking office by completing a Register of Interests Form. This requirement applies to all members. If members are re-elected they must complete a new form. These forms will normally be collected by the District Council’s Monitoring Officer. Failure to complete this form within the prescribed timescale is a criminal offence.