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Councillors and democracy

Students given unique insight into local politics

Young students in North East Lincolnshire have been given a unique opportunity to find out more about local politics and how the Council is run. Called ‘politics day’, students from Franklin College Sixth For and Waltham Toll Bar Academy spent a day meeting politicians and officers from North East Lincolnshire Council, including the Mayor and…

3 months ago | Councillors and democracy
A photo of the Mayor with students

Find out about becoming a Councillor

Local people with an interest in representing their community and making a difference to their area are being encouraged to find out more about becoming a Councillor. Elected Councillors are a vital part of local democracy. They make a difference to their area in lots of ways, helping to solve problems with local residents, coordinating…

6 months ago | Councillors and democracy

North East Lincolnshire’s Mayoral nominations announced

This year’s Mayor Making ceremony will take place on the 19th May at Grimsby Town Hall. The roles of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the borough are ceremonial positions undertaken by an elected Councillor, nominated by his or her peers. The position has a term of one year. East Marsh Ward, Councillor Steve Beasant, who…

7 months ago | Councillors and democracy

North East Lincolnshire Local Elections 2022

Tune in to this page throughout the evening to follow all of the latest updates on this year’s local elections. 02:12 – And that’s a wrap. The Returning Officer has just finished thanking the staff and all those involved in this year’s election. From us here in the Council’s Communications Team, thank you for tuning…

7 months ago | Councillors and democracy

Voters urged to register to have their say in May

On Thursday 5 May people in North East Lincolnshire will have their say on who represents them on their local Council. In order to vote in May, residents must be on the electoral register. With the deadline to register to vote fast approaching, North East Lincolnshire Council is urging people who are not registered at…

8 months ago | Councillors and democracy

Draft budget approved by Cabinet

A DRAFT budget has been approved by North East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet, with £131.6m of spending across key public services. The annual budget-setting process, which started late last year, and includes public consultation in January, ending in February with the final budget being presented to all 42 Councillors to vote on. Within the draft budget…

10 months ago | Councillors and democracy

Notice of Election – Park Ward, 17 February 2022

North East Lincolnshire Council NOTICE OF ELECTION Election of a Councillor For the Area of PARK WARD To be held on Thursday, 17th February 2022 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT An election is to be held for a Councillorfor the said Ward. Nomination papers may be obtained, between 10am and 4pm, from the Elections Team…

11 months ago | Councillors and democracy