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Guide: How to become a County Councillor
What will my boss say?
The Employment Rights Act 1996 requires your employer to allow you a reasonable amount of time off for your work as a councillor.
You may need to discuss this and agree the details with your employer.
Many employers recognise that the skills people develop as councillors are very useful in the workplace.