City of Wolverhampton Council can only be as effective, relevant and vibrant as the people elected to run it. The council needs councillors who are capable, energetic and engaged, with a commitment to local people and a passion for change.
What matters to you in your local area? Is it providing more things for young people to do, improving services for older people, making the roads safer or ensuring that local businesses can thrive?
Whatever needs changing in your local area, you could be the person to change it by becoming a councillor.
It is a common misconception that you have to already be involved in politics to become a councillor. You don’t, councillors come from all walks of life and the thing they all have in common is an interest in improving the lives of their fellow citizens.
Perhaps you are already involved in local affairs and want to take the next step. Or you may be looking for a worthwhile and rewarding way to help your local community.
City of Wolverhampton Council can only be as effective, relevant and vibrant as the people elected to run it and with local elections taking place most years, there is always a need for new candidates. The council wants councillors who are capable, energetic and engaged, with a commitment to local people and a passion for change.
A city already on a transformational journey, with £3.7 billion of investment creating opportunities for local people, Wolverhampton is a fantastic city to live, work and visit.
Decisions made by councillors affect the lives of everyone in the area in countless ways. Representing a population of over 260,000, understanding the issues and concerns they face and taking action are the most important tasks that any councillor undertakes.
If you think being a City of Wolverhampton councillor could be for you, read on to find out more.