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 42-strong council based of 14 new ward boundaries.

  • Want to help your local community?

  • A campaigner on issues of concern?

  • Become a member of the Conservative Party?

  • Join as 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


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


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Andrew Snowden

Andrew is the Conservative choice for Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioners candidate for the May 2020 election.

He also represents the Hoghton with Wheelton Division on Lancashire County Council.

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Join Chorley Conservatives

Being a member of Chorley Conservatives means that you have joined the most open and democratic political party in Britain. After the first three months of your membership, you will be entitled to a vote in Party ballots. You will also have a chance to influence Party policy by letting us know your views.

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.