District Council Elections 2015

Do you want to improve your local area? If so, you might be the ideal person to become a new Conservative councillor on South Kesteven District Council in 2015.

Becoming a councillor is a rewarding experience. It gives you the opportunity to help your local community and be part of a team providing key services for your area. It is also a great way to gain political experience and useful skills in public speaking, debating and problem solving.

Councillors are a broad mix of people from our local communities. Currently we have 38 Councillors at South Kesteven, but will need 55 candidates in 2015. Not all sitting councillors will stand again and new councillors are good news. They mean fresh ideas and fresh enthusiasm, and that is good for our council and our local communities.

By becoming a councillor, you really can make a difference to your local community. Read biographies of some of our councillors working across the country.

Who may become a councillor?

To be eligible you must be:

  • A British subject or a citizen of the Irish Republic or the EU and resident in the UK.
  • At least eighteen years old on the day you are nominated.
  • Either on the electoral register for the council area in which you are seeking election, or have lived or worked in that council area for at least the last twelve months.
  • A member of the Conservative Party.

If you have not already done so, you will need to become a member of the Conservative Party.

To find out more, please get in touch with the Association office. Or download the below form and send it to the Association Office.


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