Are you interested in becoming a Parish Councillor?


You can stand if you are:

  • A British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union, and
  • 18 years or older.


And if ...

  • You are registered as a local government elector for the parish for which you want to stand; or
  • You have, for the whole 12 month period up to the date of the election, occupied (as owner or tenant) land or other premises in the parish; or
  • Your principal or only place of work during that same 12 months period has been in the parish; or
  • You have during the whole of that same 12 month period resided in the parish or within 4.8 kilometres (3 miles) of it.


You cannot be a candidate if:

  • You are employed by the parish or town council or hold a paid office under the council (including employment by any joint boards or committees of the council
  • You are the subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order.
  • You have, within five years before the day of the election, been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence and have had a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over three months without the option of a fine.
  • You have been disqualified under Part III of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (which relates to donations and other offences) or under the Audit Commission Act 1998.




When are the next Parish Council meetings?


Hanslope Parish Council meet on the 2nd Monday of each month with the exception of August. Meetings start at 7:30pm with the exception of April and October when they start at 7pm and break for an open meeting at 8pm.


The next meetings are:

Monday 11th December 2017 - 7:30pm

Monday 8th January 2018 - 7:30pm

Monday 12th February 2018 - 7:30pm

Monday 12th March 2018 - 7:30pm

Monday 9th April 2018 - 7:00pm (Open meeting at 8pm)

Monday 14th May 2018 - 7:30pm

Monday 11th June 2018 - 7:30pm

Monday 9th July 2018 - 7:30pm


The public are welcome to attend any meeting and may speak during public time.

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