Prospective Barking and Dagenham councillors invited to information meeting

PUBLISHED: 14:36 14 September 2017

The meeting is taking place at Barking Town Hall

The meeting is taking place at Barking Town Hall


Do you have what it takes to become a councillor?

Anyone thinking of standing in next year’s election, whether for a party or as an independent, is encouraged to attend a briefing on what the role entails.

It will include information about the nomination process, duties and responsibilities and the standards expected of councillors.

Those who wish to stand in the council election, which is taking place on May 3 next year, must be aged 18 or over and fulfil the eligibility criteria.

The meeting, which is taking place at Barking Town Hall on the evening of Tuesday, October 10, will also be webcast for those unable to attend.

To book your free place, email by October 3.

For more information about what the role entails, visit

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