Local government election briefing for prospective candidates and agents

A briefing event for prospective candidates and agents considering standing for election to Aberdeen City Council will be held on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

The session will take place at 3pm in the Council Chamber at the Town House and will cover arrangements for the election in May.

Information on voter registration, postal voting, polling day and the count will all be covered.

Further information for interested candidates can be found online in the Becoming a Councillor section of the Aberdeen City Council website.

This newly updated section of the site sets out everything interested individuals need to know including what a councillor’s role is, what skills are desirable and what support is available to elected members.

Please email elections@aberdeencity.gov.uk to reserve a place at the briefing session or visit www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/LG2017 for more information.

For further information on becoming a councillor visit: www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/becomingacouncillor .