Parish Council Vacancy


Brenchley Parish Council
Casual Vacancy



The Parish Council is seeking to co-opt a new Member, to succeed Niccy Marriott, who will be standing down in April. To apply for the position, you must meet the following criteria:

1. a British citizen, a Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of another member state of the European Union;

2. 18 years-of-age, or older, on the day of the Council meeting where your application will be considered;

3. for the whole of the 12 months prior to your application being considered, you must:

a. have been an elector of the Parish and either occupied or owned/rented premises in the Parish; or
b. resided within 3 miles of the Parish boundary; or
c. had your principal (or only) place of work within the Parish.

Applications must be made in writing, to the Clerk, confirming that you meet the foregoing requirements. You should also include a statement setting out the skills, knowledge and experience you would bring to the Council, and how you would contribute to its work in supporting and promoting the well-being of the Parish.

Your application may be submitted electronically, to arrive by midnight on 26 March 2018, at the following address: ; or in writing to the Clerk at Matfield Pavilion, The Green, Matfield, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 7JU.

The Council will consider all applications at its meeting on 3 April 2018, and will make the co-option using the procedure set out in the attached document .

For more information on the role of a parish councillor, please visit the main Parish Council page on this website or contact the Clerk at the email address given above.