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Have you ever thought about becoming a Councillor? Would you like to explore the possibility of doing so as a Labour and Co-operative candidate? If so, here’s your chance to find out more!
The North East and North Cumbria Co-operative Party Council has opened its application window for people wishing to be added to the list of Co-op approved candidates for selection as candidates for the local elections 2018 in Carlisle, Gateshead, Hartlepool, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Newcastle upon Tyne May 2018.
Being on the Co-operative Party approved list means that if you are selected by the Labour Party you can stand as a Labour and Co-operative Party Candidate.
The Party Council provides some financial support to candidates who have been endorsed.
In addition, we will organise a Co-op Party campaign days for candidates, can offer support the printing of literature and provide guidance from local campaign specialists.
We also aim to link up Co-op Party candidates from across the region to share best practise and offer support.
We are hosting a taster event for prospective candidates. Come along to find out more about being a Co-op Candidate and how to apply.