Appointments to Outside Bodies: The Councillor's Role

As a councillor you may be nominated by your council to sit on various types of outside bodies such as community organisations, housing associations and local companies. An appointment to an outside body doesn’t necessarily mean that you will be representing the council’s interest there. This can lead to conflicts of interests between your role as a councillor and your representative role on the outside body. The leaflet and toolkit below are designed to try and help you understand your role and resolve any conflicts:

  • Members' Leaflet - Appointments to Outside Bodies: The Councillors' Roles Open link here
  • Members’ Toolkit - Appointments to Outside Bodies: The Councillors' Roles Open link here

For more information contact: Sarah Titcombe

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