The North East Hertfordshire

Branch of the UK Independence Party

Covering Baldock, Letchworth and Royston


Standing as a Candidate


Obviously, first of all you must belong to UKIP.

You will need your membership number to enable you to stand for UKIP in any election. Before you can become a UKIP candidate for Westminster or for the European Parliament you must first undergo rigorous training which will be provided free by UKIP. For more information on this please call 01763 247682.

The lists for the European elections for 2018 and for the Parliamentary Elections (General Election) are open and if you would like to be considered as a candidate at either level in the future please let us know.

If you would like to stand for UKIP in a local election at Town, District or County level, we have information sheets available to explain what you have to do.
  • To stand for a District seat you must be on the electoral register in that district and fulfil local residency qualifications.

  • To stand for the Parish seats you must be on the electoral register in the parish concerned and fulfil local residency qualifications.

  • To stand for a County seat you must be on a electoral register within the county and fulfil county residency qualifications.

We are always in need of people who are willing to bring UKIP values into local decision-making, cutting through the red tape and waste that is all too prevalent nowadays. So, please call on tel: 01763 247682.

Next year there will be local government elections as well as the Parliamentary one, if you would like to be considered as a candidate please let us know.

North Hertfordshire District Council Wards

We are looking for candidates for wards up for election in May 2016.
If you live locally in one of these wards, or even if you don't, do consider standing!

The council consists of 52 councillors, representing 29 electoral wards.
One third of the District Council is elected each year (2016,2018,2019), followed by one year without election when the County Council election takes place instead (2017)

Hertfordshire Links:

North Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. Its council is based in Letchworth.. It forms the lower part of the two tier system of local government in the district, below Hertfordshire County Council.

Hertfordshire County Council

There are 77 Councillors on Hertfordshire County Council.
The last election for Councillors was in 2013 and the next will be 2017

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