Parish Councillors

Parish Councillors

Thank you to all those who are serving God and their local church community through the Office of Parish Councillor. The role of Parish Councillor is a position of significant responsibility and leadership in a parish.

Election/appointment and duties

Parish Councillors are appointed or elected in accordance with Section 37 of the Parishes Regulation Canon. The duties and responsibilities of the Parish Council as a collective are outlined under Section 60 of the Parishes Regulation Canon.


Training days for new Parish Councillors (or more experienced Parish Councillors looking for a refresher) are held from time to time. Upcoming events are advertised on the Training page.