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Councillors and democracy

Find district and county councillors details, how to apply and become a local councillor, find out how to set up and submit petitions.

District/borough and county councillors

Read more about District/borough and county councillors
Your councils are made up of between 24 and 48 councillors from different political parties.

Committee meeting agendas and minutes

Read more about Committee meeting agendas and minutes
Find out about when committee meetings are held, the agendas and the minutes.

Become a local councillor

Read more about Become a local councillor
Information on how to become a local councillor and how to stand for election.

Local MPs and MEPs

Read more about Local MPs and MEPs
Details of Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) includes the Lord-Lieutenant and High Sheriff of Dorset.


Read more about Petitions
If you wish to raise an issue or concern with the council or want to have your views heard on a council matter then you may wish to setup and submit a petition.


Read more about Partnerships
County, district and borough councils in Dorset work in partnership with each other and with a number of local, regional and national agencies and organisations.
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