C’llr Achievement Awards: Rules

  • Nominations can be made by anyone: members of the public, councillors and council officers.
  • No self-nominations.
  • Nominee must be a current councillor.
  • Only England and Wales.
  • You can enter the same councillor into as many categories as you like (as long as they meet the criteria for that award), but you can only nominate the same councillor once per category.
  • You can nominate councillors from the same council under the same category.
  • For all awards – except Parish Councillor of the Year – we will accept nominations for councillors from principal authorities only (i.e. district, county, unitary, metropolitan).
  • Categories with fewer than five entries will not go forward to the judging stage.
  • Judges reserve the right to request additional information/evidence on any of the entries made.
  • The judges’ decision is final.
  • Evidence used in nominations must refer to recent activities by the councillor (roughly within the last year).
  • If a member of the judging panel is shortlisted for an award, they will be replaced in the panel.
  • PARISH COUNCILLOR OF THE YEAR:
    • Parish councillors cannot nominate each other for this award – nominations must from come from someone at a Principal Authority (District, County, Unitary, Metropolitan).
    • This award only includes parish councillors in England.
    • Parish councillors can only be put forward for this award, not any other categories.
  • All further details on the 2016 C’llr Awards can be found here.