Local elections 2022 - your chance to stand
Originally published by Epping Forest Liberal Democrats
LOCAL ELECTIONS 2022
The next local elections take place on Thursday 5 May 2022.
In Epping Forest the following council seats will be up for election. If you are interested in standing for the Liberal Democrats please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can find more about what being a councillor involves on the Be A Councillor website.
Epping Forest District Council
The District Council is responsible for planning and development, housing and homelessness, environmental health, leisure including sports centres and swimming pools, and some grounds maintenance.
Seats up in 2022 are:
- Buckhurst Hill East
- Buckhurst Hill West
- Chigwell Village
- Chipping Ongar, Greensted and Marden Ash - Lib Dems were second to the Conservatives last time
- Epping Hemnall - currently held by Lib Dem Janet Whitehouse
- Epping Lindsey & Thornwood Common - Lib Dems were second to the Conservatives last time
- Grange Hill
- Loughton Alderton
- Loughton Broadway
- Loughton Fairmead
- Loughton Forest
- Loughton Roding
- Loughton St Johns
- Loughton St Marys
- Lower Nazeing
- North Weald Bassett
- Theydon Bois - Lib Dems were second to the Conservatives last time
- Waktham Abbey Paternoster
- Waltham Abbey Honey Lane
Parish and Town Council
Parish and town councils provide a variety of local services such as playgrounds, allotments and village halls.
There are not scheduled parish council elections in May 2022 but from time to time parish and town councils advertise vacancies.