Could You Be A Councillor?

Are you passionate about helping others? Do you enjoy working for your community? Are you looking for a new challenge? Or a way to shape the future of your Borough? If so, you could be a Borough Councillor

Could you be a Councillor? workshop
10 June 2017

To give you more information about the roles and responsibilities of a Councillor, Woking Borough Council is hosting a workshop at Christ Church in Jubilee Square on Saturday 10 June 2017 from 11.30am – 1.30pm.

The workshop aims to give you an overview of how the Council is run, what the Councillor role entails, how a councillor works with the Council and their residents, who is eligible to be a councillor and how to stand for election.

Refreshments will be available and Councillors and Officers will be on hand to answer any questions you may have in regard to this role.

If you are interested in attending this event, please contact Beth Hayllor, Woking Borough Council's Democratic Services Support Officer, on 01483 743056 or email

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Directions and travel information

It's only a three minute walk from Woking Train Station to Christ Church in Jubilee Square and there are regular trains and buses into the town centre.

Woking has a network of bus and coach services which link the town centre with the 14 village centres in the Borough and beyond.

Timetables for bus services across Surrey can be found on the Surrey County Council website.

For more information about car parks in the area, please click here.

If you have any questions about the venue or how to find it, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Further information

If you'd like more information on the role of Councillor and how to stand for election, we have developed a 'Could You Be A Councillor?' Guidebook.

The Local Government Association (LGA) have a full 'Be A Councillor' website with additional resources and guides that may be of interest to you.

If you are a member of a Political Party or are considering joining one, or are looking to stand as an independent candidate, we have also compiled a list of contacts that may be of use to you.


Conservative Group Office, LGA
020 7664 3264


Independent Group, LGA
Sarah Woodhouse
0207 6643206


Labour Group Office, LGA
Martin Angus

020 7664 3134

Regional Labour Party

Liberal Democrats

Terry Stacy
0207 664 3235

Rob Banks
020 7664 3204
skype: lgalibdems