Elected Officers and Representatives
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.
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New workers start around £11968. Normal pay is £50072 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £118505.
Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
- 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.