Lewisham Council - How to become a councillor

How to become a councillor

Whatever needs changing in your neighbourhood, you could be just the person to change it by becoming a local councillor.

No other role gives you a chance to make such a huge difference to quality of life for people in your local area.

If you would like to know more about the role of local councillors or how to become a councillor you can find out more on the Be a councillor website.



What might stop you from pursuing a political career?

We are trying to find out what might stop people entering politics as councillors and, once elected, remaining in post or progressing.

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