Elections are usually held every four years, an election was held in 2012 when all five seats were filled. The next will be held in 2016.

At that time applications will be invited from those who:

  • Are willing to stand for election
  • Are of 18 years of age or over
  • Are a citizen of the U.K., the Commonwealth or the European Union not disqualified from standing for election

And to either:

  • Have lived in Little Burstead, or 3 miles of its boundary, for the last 12 months preceding an election or
  • Be a local government elector or
  • Have occupied land or property in the Town or Parish for the last 12 months preceding or
  • Have had principal or only place of work in the Town or Parish for the last 12 months preceding