Becoming a councillor

We're always looking for talented local people interested in helping the community and becoming an elected Councillor on our local councils.

And in 2020, every Councillor role is being contested as Chorley Borough Council forms a new 39-strong council based of new ward boundaries.

  • Want to help your local community?

  • A campaigner on issues of concern?

  • Become a member of the Conservative Party?

  • A team player in all our campaigning, social and fund raising activities?

  • 18 or over one month before polling day?

Just fill in the online survey at the bottom of this page or apply straight away, and we will be in touch.

Interested in become a Conservative Councillor?  Please download an Application Form below and post to CCA, 1 West Bank, Chorley PR7 1JF or email it to

Councillors can receive an allowance so that they are not disadvantaged through work commitments Chorley Council Member Allowance Scheme August 2017


Chorley Council elections 2020

First cycle of elections to be based on new Ward boundaries, with three councillors in each ward, and all councillor vacancies being contested to form a new council. 

New Wards with their names are:

Adlington & Anderton

Chorley South West

Buckshaw & Whittle 

Clayton East, Brindle & Hoghton

Chorley East

Clayton West & Cuerden

Chorley North & Astley


Chorley North East

Croston, Mawdesley & Euxton South *

Chorley North West

Eccleston, Heskin & Charnock Richard *

Chorley South East & Heath Charnock


* selected in collaboration with South Ribble Conservatives

42 Councillors across 14 Wards

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner election

Lancashire force-wide elections for the County's new Police and Crime Commissioner. 
Our candidate is Chorley resident and member, Andrew Snowden.

Lancashire County Council elections 2021

Chorley Central  Chorley South
Chorley Rural East Clayton with Whittle
Chorley Rural West Euxton, Buckshaw & Astley
Chorley North Hoghton with Wheelton

Chorley Council elections

Councillor elections for those seats whose councillors came third in the 2020 elections



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Becoming a Conservative Councillor

  • 1 Current: Your details

If you'd like more information about becoming a Conservative councillor, please let us know by completing this form. 

Or instead, complete an application to join our approved list of council candidates so you are ready to apply for vacancies as they are announced.