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
Smith Square
Phone: 020 7664 3000
Fax: 020 7664 3030

In addition, there is a website for Independent Councillors with corresponding advice on how to run a successful campaign.