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.  

  • 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 to

Apply today

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. 

Draft Wards with their provisional names being considered are:

Adlington & Anderton

Chorley South West

Buckshaw & Whittle

Clayton East, Brindle & Hoghton

Chorley East

Clayton West & Cuerden

Chorley North


Chorley North East

Croston & Mawdesley

Chorley North West

Eccleston, Charnock Richard & Euxton South

Chorley South East

13 Wards, 39 Councillors

Please come back from the morning of 26th March 2019 when the final new wards and their names will be announced.

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner election

Lancashire force-wide elections for the County's new Police and Crime Commissioner.  Become a Conservative candidate.

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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Please fill in this form if you are interested in becoming a Conservative Councillor, and we will be in touch with more details.