Many CICs have Directors who are councillors/local authority staff so generically nothing to worry about.
Obviously the councillor will be taking on an official role to develop the objectives of the CIC and if there is a potential…"
I'm Chair of a Place Team for a town in Cheshire that has been a CIC for several years. We have an elected member of the Local Authority who wishes to join us as a Director. Their contribution would be valuable but I'm unclear about the potential conflicts of interest and questions relating to political alignment, though there would be none. If anyone is in a position to give me some advice I'd really appreciate it.See More