The Parish Council is made up of 7 Voluntary Councillors. These unpaid Councillors are here to help and represent you. They are governed by a Code of Conduct. From time to time the Parish Council forms committees and groups to assist it with its work. A councillor represents the council on Gorsley & District Perservation Group.
The Parish Council employs a part-time Parish Clerk to assist it with its day to day work and engages contractors who undertake grounds maintenance and other works.
The Parish Council forms the third level of Local Government Administration. The secnd tier is Forest Of Dean District Council and the first tier is Gloucestershire County Council.