Become a Member
Keighley and Ilkley Conservative Association has many hundreds of members throughout the area, and would welcome more supporters to enjoy the benefits of membership. Many areas have active branches that meet regularly to organise branch events and political support, whilst the Association holds both political and social events across the constituency.
It’s a good time to join the Conservative Party
You can join the by filling out the membership form and returning it to us with your subscription. You can get a membership form by contacting Keighley and Ilkley Conservative Association, our contact details are on the bottom of this page, or you can download it by clicking on the link below. Membership costs £39 per year (or £10 if you are under 26). There is also a discounted rate of £25 per year for serving or former members of the armed forces.
Am I Eligible?
Any person living in the United Kingdom is eligible to join the Conservative Party. Applicants are not required to be registered voters or United Kingdom nationals. People living outside the United Kingdom can join Conservatives Abroad. There is no upper or lower age limit on membership, although children under the age of 15 are not entitled to full voting rights. Membership of the Conservative Party is not compatible with membership of, or association with, any other registered political party. The Party reserves the right to refuse membership to any individual.
The Benefits of Membership
The principal benefit of membership of the Conservative Party is the right to participate. Paid up members of the Conservative Party have the following rights:
- A vote in the selection of candidates for Westminster and Europe
- A vote in the election of Constituency Association Officers
- One member, one vote in the election of the Leader of the Party
- Representation on the governing board of the Party
- The opportunity to attend Party Conferences
What your subscription also does is promote Conservative awareness in the constituency in the form of leafleting, newsletters, advertising, poster display and administrative support from Churchill House, with the main intention of ensuring that Conservatives are in the majority at Parliamentary, European and District council levels.
For information about joining Keighley & Ilkley Conservative Association please either contact the office on 01535 210108 or download an application form.