There is no limit to how you could get involved with the party from supporting your local association to becoming party leader and we are here to support you in your journey. Some of the ways you could get involved with the Scottish Conservative and Unionist party are below:
Campaigning is a great way to get involved. It connects you with politicians, associations and members of the public and really is the only way to “cut your teeth” in politics. There is quite often a social element to campaigning so you can meet like-minded people in the process. There are a variety of ways you can help which work around your life and commitments. This could be phone canvassing, preparing promotional material, delivering leaflets, knocking on doors, running street stalls or a conference event and lots more. For more information contact us at [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you.
There are lots of political groups allied to the party that are available for members:
For aspiring women candidates then Women2Win will support and monitor you through your journey from selection to election.
If you are under 25 then why not become a member of The Scottish Young Conservatives who are there to support you and provide a platform to get started in Conservative politics.
There are 30 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Associations in Scotland, an association covers council areas rather than just constituencies. You can join the Association that is local to you and get involved in many ways from campaigning to voicing local issues that matter to you or becoming an officer bearer. Please contact us at [email protected] for further information.
Council elections are held every five years, with the next one in 2022. Scotland has 32 Councils and the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party have 276 councillors. You can only run for councillor in area that you live or work in and you must be over 18. This role is extremely rewarding as it means you can make change happen on the most important issues to you and in the heart of your community. Please contact us at [email protected] for further information.
Member of the Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Elections that are held in Scotland are held every five years; the next Scottish election will be in 2021. The Scottish elections have 73 constituencies in eight areas in Scotland. This parliament sits in Holyrood and currently where the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party is the second largest party. Looking to make a difference in Scotland? Then contact us at [email protected] to see how you can help or become a candidate.
Member of Parliament
The General Election is normally held every five years in the United Kingdom; the next general election will be in 2024. There are 650 Members of Parliament in the UK of which 59 cover Scotland. This parliament sits in Westminster and the Conservative and Unionist Party won the last general election with a majority of 80 seats making them the governing party and electing Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. Want to get involved and work with the UK government then contact us at [email protected].