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Parish Councillor Vacancy



Do you want to represent the views of local people?

If you would like to make a difference, and be involved in shaping the future of your local Community, why not apply to become a Teynham Parish Councillor?

Teynham Parish Council are looking for three new Parish Councillors. If you are interested or would like more information please contact the Clerk, Hayley Steel at


Qualified persons (who meet the criteria below) wishing to be considered for this appointment should apply in writing to the Clerk to the Parish Council as soon as possible but no later than Thursday 28th July 2022.

A person is qualified to be elected or co-opted and to be a councillor if they are a British, Commonwealth, Irish or European Union citizen and on the relevant day (that is, the day of nomination or election) they are 18 or over.

In addition, you must meet at least one of the following criteria: -

  • be an elector of the parish;
  • or in the past 12 months have occupied (as owner or tenant) land or other premises in the parish;
  • or work in the parish (as your principal or only place of work);
  • or live within three miles of the parish boundary.