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Elected Officer or Representative

Elected representatives in national government formulate and ratify legislation and government policy, act as elected representatives in Parliament, European Parliament, Regional Parliaments or Assemblies, and as representatives of the government and its executive. Elected officers in local government act as representatives in the local authority and participate in the formulation, ratification and implementation of local government policies.

Tasks

  • Studies and acts upon any legislation that may affect the local authority.
  • Advises on the interpretation and implementation of policy decisions, acts and regulations.
  • Recommends or reviews potential policy or legislative change, and offers advice and opinions on current policy.
  • Tables questions to ministers and introduces proposals for government action.
  • Holds positions on parliamentary or local government committees.
  • Participates in debates and votes on legislative and other matters.
  • Acts as a Party representative within the constituency.
  • Represents constituency within the legislature and advises and assists constituents on a variety of issues.

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 64% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£60,151

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for elected officer or representative is £60,151

293 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 293. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for elected officer or representative roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £60,151 per year. That is about £5,013 per month or £30.85 per hour. New workers generally start on £14,377, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £142,360

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 293 people are employed in the region.

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