Being a Councillor is a great way to represent the party, and to help demonstrate our values to local communities. Politics is always local, and Lib Dem Councillors are often the first contact ordinary folks have with real live Lib Dems. It's a challenging role, but a rewarding one too, and helping turn our party's principles into concrete actions, helping people directly is one of the most satisfying things you'll ever do.
If you're interested but not quite sure what it involves, this LGA publication is a very helpful primer about the ins and outs of being a Councillor. Interested in knowing more about being a Lib Dem council candidate? Register here and we’ll be in contact over the next few weeks.