How to become a councillor

What the qualifications are

The qualifications are:

You must be at least 18 years old on both polling day and the day of nomination and you must be a British citizen, a citizen of the Irish Republic, the Commonwealth or another member state of the European Union.

You must also meet at least one of the following 4 qualifications:

(a) be a registered elector for the area of the Borough of Wandsworth at nomination and on polling day; or

(b) for the whole of the previous 12 months have:

(i) lived in that area, or
(ii) occupied, as owner or tenant, any land or premises in that area, or

(c) for that 12 months, have had your principal or only place of work in that area.