Become a Council Candidate in 2022

The Vale of Glamorgan Conservatives looking for local champions to stand at the next Local Government elections in 2022.

We are looking for Council candidates who want to serve their local community. We welcome all candidates who care about representing local people’s views and in looking after the interests of their local community.

In May 2022, Councillors will be elected to serve their local community and you could be part of our strong, supportive and friendly team of Councillors and campaigners.

As a councillor, you can make a difference for the people who elect you, and the places you represent.You can help transform your neighbourhood, and improve the lives of its residents.You can help improve local public services, enabling them to meet or exceed ever-changing public expectations.

You will have the chance to develop and hone a wide range of your own skills; critical analysis and problem solving; public speaking and debating; diplomacy and consensus-building.And you will be able to gain all the political experience you wish.

There has never been a better time to join our team.With over 9,000 Conservative councillors across Britain, we are the largest party in local government. And as part of a wider team, you will never be alone.The Conservative Councillors’ Association keeps you up-to-date, and offers you networking and mentoring opportunities, and development and training events, so you can gain from the experience of other like-minded councillors from across the country.

Conservative councillors are at the heart of our Party’s campaigners. Across the Vale of Glamorgan and Wales, our local Councillors show how the Conservatives earn people’s trust to deliver high quality, value-for-money public services. By becoming a Councillor, you really can make a difference.

I hope this inspires you to join our winning team and put yourself forward to become a Conservative councillor.

If you are interested in finding out more about what might be involved, please contact us either by email to or contact one of our Conservative Councillors. 


Cllr Leighton Rowlands

Deputy Chairman (Political)