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Find your Councillor and Ward 


Find out more about the 32 district councillors representing 17 wards across the Dover District. 



Find out dates of future meetings, view Agendas and Minutes and watch live broadcasts of some Council, Cabinet and Committee meetings.


Applications are invited from any persons who wish to fill a vacancy on the East Kent Joint Independent Remuneration Panel and on the East Kent Joint Parish Remuneration Panel. 

The Panel is established in order to make recommendations to the district and parish authorities about allowances paid to elected Members in accordance with The Local Authorities (Members’ Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003. The East Kent Joint Independent Remuneration Panel and the East Kent Joint Parish Remuneration Panel will undertake this role for Dover District Council, Canterbury City Council and Thanet District Council and for the parish councils within their areas. The law requires that the East Kent Joint Parish Remuneration Panel shall consist of those members who are members of the East Kent Joint Independent Remuneration Panel.

Members of the Remuneration Panels should not be: 

  • a co-opted or elected member of any local authority
  • disqualified from being or becoming a member of a local authority
  • a close friend or relative of an elected member

If you are interested in this appointment or wish to discuss the matter first, please contact Democratic Services at democraticservices@dover.gov.uk or on 01304 872304 who will be pleased to send an information pack and application form. 


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Ward & Councillor maps

Map showing wards and Councillors in Dover District 


Future Elections, Register to Vote or stand as a Candidate

Leader and Cabinet

The Cabinet, which includes the Leader of the Council, is the Executive, or the main day-to-day decision-making body, of the Council

'Keep me Posted'

Sign up to our service for updates on Meetings, Agendas and Minutes by email

Town & Parish Councils

Contact details of the clerks for our 35 Town & Parish Councils

Public speaking arrangements

How to register to speak at the following meetings - Council, Planning Committee and Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Search Minutes & Agendas

Search minutes and agendas of previous and upcoming meetings

Recorded Meetings

The Council will retain recordings for 30 days from the date of the meeting. The recordings will be uploaded to YouTube as soon as practicable after the day of the meeting

Overview & Scrutiny

Holding to account those that make decisions

Prospective Councillors  

A resource for those thinking of standing  for election to Dover District Council in May 2027

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