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6. What help would I get as a County Councillor?

As a County Councillor you will supported in your role by

  • A programme of induction training & knowledge sessions for new Councillors
  • Regular briefings and ongoing training for all Councillors on key issues throughout the year
  • Professional, impartial advice and support from Council officers
  • ICT equipment and support to enable you to work effectively remotely and digitally
  • Mentors and buddies
  • Information about key people and services
  • A dedicated online ‘one stop shop’ for Councillors

As a Councillor, you are also entitled to a basic allowance, currently of £11,063 per annum. Further information on allowances.


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Last updated: 8 December 2017

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