Prospective Councillor Briefing: Stratford on Avon District only

Prospective Councillor Briefing: Stratford on Avon District only
Open to members of the public

These meetings have been timed to allow consideration before the election process that will take place in May.

We will be explaining how to become a Councillor; what is expected of you and why it can be very rewarding.

Stratford-on-Avon District Council will also cover:
  • The role of the District / Monitoring Officer and the "special relationship" with Parish and Town Councils
  • Code of Conduct
  • Criteria for becoming a Parish or Town Councillor
  • The process to stand for election
  • The process after becoming a Councillor (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests etc)


  • WALC Representative
  • Experienced Councillor from the District
  • Experienced Clerk from the District
  • Stratford-on-Avon District Council: Monitoring Officer and Electoral Services Manager

This free virtual briefing event is open to members of the public.

No registration is necessary but please provide your name upon entering the WALC Zoom Room.

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Funded by Stratford-on-Avon District Council

Event date Tue 28 Feb 2023 18:00
Event Ends Tue 28 Feb 2023 20:00
Notes Free to members of the public
Location Online
Event Categories Elections 2023
Attachment(s) Prospective Councillor Flyer SDC ONLINE.pdf
6.00 pm

WALC CEO - Welcome

Open and welcome

6.10 pm

Cllr Sarah Boad, Director of WALC

The Role of WALC

All WALC Directors are involved in Local Councils.

6.20 pm

Stratford-on-Avon District Council

6.40 pm

A Parish Councillor talks about the role

6.50 pm

A Parish Clerk talks about the role, how they support the council and the relationship

7.00 pm


Question the panel of speakers

This event is free

and open to any member of the public who is considering standing for election as a Parish or Town Councillor in Stratford-on-Avon District.

Further information

Read our

"Become a Councillor" pages

Phil Grafton

Monitoring Officer

David Dalby

Electoral Services Manager

Warwickshire & West Midlands Association of Local Councils