Call for candidates for County Council elections

25 February 2016

Now that the revised list of County Council divisions has been published we can start to organize our campaign for the election in May 2017.

As expected Dartington and Totnes have been combined into one division, including the parishes of Dartington, Harberton, Staverton and Totnes. We are now looking for candidates to stand for this seat.  It is a time-consuming and important job being a County Councillor, but it does carry a payment of around £12,000 per year (see: 


Forms are available from

Applicants must have been a Green Party member for at least twelve months.


Hustings will be held on Saturday 16th April, arriving 2:30pm for a 2:45pm start, at the Totnes Methodist Church Hall, Fore Street, Totnes. All members of South Devon Green Party are encouraged to come along and vote. 

In Teignbridge nominations for the Ashburton and Buckfastleigh division will be accepted until 22nd April, with the hustings being held at 3:30pm on Saturday 30th April in Buckfastleigh Town Hall. Conditions as above for application forms and voting.

Please e-mail Jan for more information on this at