Sherburn in Elmet is one of the 74 parishes within the Selby District Council area, which includes Tadcaster and Selby. 59 of these are parish / town councils and 8 of them being parish meetings.


There are 12 Councillors on the Parish Council who are elected to serve for a four-year term of office: the most recent full election taking place in May 2019. Selby District Council are the electoral body who manage the election process – a link to their website page can be found by clicking on the link below:-

Selby District Council

There is an upcoming election on 14 September 2021 the candidates standing can be found in the attached report which has been kindly sent to us by the Selby Times.

 Selby Times report on candidates