The Local Authority Councillor Personal Profile

Key Objectives and Accountability

Local Authority Councillors report to the Electorate and are responsible for representing the electorate as a member of the local Council.

Key Objectives

The key objectives of the role are:-

  • To oversee and ensure high quality services are provided to local people
  • To decide service priorities in line with Council decisions
  • To represent and advocate on behalf of the people who live within their ward
  • To promote the values and policies of their party if appropriate


    Councillors are accountable at all times for their actions as elected representatives and must sign up to a Code of Conduct.