Parish Councillors are linked with a number of local groups, represent the Council on outside organisations and are members of the Parish Council’s committees. With a maximum of 9 Councillors on the Council this means the workload can be shared. Councillors who have recently joined the Council will have fewer responsibilities than those who have served the Council for a number of years until they become familiar with how the Parish Council and its Committees work.
All Members of the Council are required to complete a Register of Interests under the Localism Act 2011, the form is the Notification to the Monitoring Officer of Barnsley MBC of any disclosable pecuniary interests to be entered on the Register of Members' Interests. These are public documents, a summary of the register can be viewed by clicking the link. The complete register of members interests can be found on Barnsley MBC website or by clicking the links below.