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Guide: How to stand for Election - Information for Candidates

Part 4

Independent Councillors

If you plan to stand for the County Council as an independent councillor, your local District or City Council’s Electoral Registration Officer can advise you about what you’ll need to do to get your name on the ballot.

You can find out more information on The Independent Group on the Local Government Association website

Further information and advice is available from:

LGA Independent Group
Local Government House
18 Smith Square
Phone: 020 7664 3224

In addition, there is additional guidance for Independent Councillors with corresponding advice outlining a range of support mechanisms to members.