Forget What You Think You Know... about councillors

In the run up to the local elections on 5 May, Sophie Page explores the role of a councillor and what it takes to become one.

Forget What You Think You Know

Episode 9: Councillors

As we approach the local elections in May, this episode aims to explore the role of a councillor, challenge stereotypes and bring to life stories of local democracy in action. Sophie Page is joined by four councillors to discuss their journey into local government, how they manage the role − whilst juggling university work, full time jobs and motherhood − and to understand why it’s a role for anyone who is passionate about their local community to consider.

Don't forget if you are interested in becoming a councillor, or know someone who would be the perfect for the role, head to the Be a Councillor site. 

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