Apply to be a councillor

To apply to be a Liberal Democrat councillor in Swansea and Gower, you will need to:

  • Be an Approved candidate - if you would like to apply for approval, please contact party chair, James McGettrick (james.d.mcgettrick@gmail.com)
  • Campaign actively in line with a Candidate Agreement that outlines our expectations of candidates - this is different for target, development, and non-target wards
  • Understand that if elected, you will have to abide by the rules of the S&G Liberal Democrats Council Group, including donating a small proportion of your Councillor allowance to Group and/or Local Party funds

We are currently accepting applications for candidate selection for the following wards (deadline: Monday 23rd November, 5pm):

  • Cwmbwrla
  • Dunvant and Killay*
  • Sketty
  • Waterfront*

To apply, please download an application form and return to Matt Palmer (matt.palmer09@btinternet.com). Please include:

  • A passport-style digital photo
  • A 300 word (max) statement in support of your candidacy, which will be circulated to voting members

You will be sent a receipt of application - if you have not received such a receipt within 48 hours then please call Matt on 07891 661125.