Local News

Kirkburton Select 2019 Candidate

Kirkburton held a selection meeting on 9th July 2018 to select a candidate to stand in the 2019 Local Elections. Existing Councillor John Taylor, who is the Deputy Leader of the Kirklees Conservative Group and was first elected in 2015 was unanimously selected by members.

Westminster Meeting with Ben Bradley MP

Today Huddersfield Conservative Students, accompanied by our Chairman, Mark Eastwood, Deputy Chairman Cllr John Taylor and Mirfield Cllr Martyn Bolt visited the House of Commons and met with Conservative Vice Chairman Ben Bradley MP to discuss future plans for building the youth membership of the

Boundary review - a note from the deputy chairman political

Every few years, on the instruction of the Government, the Boundary Commission undertakes a review of constituency boundaries to ensure that constituency sizes are evenly sized, so as not to give an unfair advantage to one political party, or another.

Dinner with Jason McCartney MP a great success

Back in September, Party members turned out in their numbers to hear guest speaker and Colne Valley MP, Jason McCartney, give a fantastic speech at our Autumn dinner event held at the Forresters’ Arms in Denby Dale. A great evening was had by all.

Great turnout for Denby Dale bonfire

Hosted by Denby Dale Councillor, Michael Watson, and his wife Gill, local Conservatives braved the cold weather in November to witness a spectacular bonfire and fireworks display, with our hosts putting on a delicious spicy chilli and jacket potatoes to keep everyone nice and warm.

Trip to Parliament

On a warm sunny day in September following an invitation from former Parliamentary Candidate for Dewsbury, Kevin Hollinrake, now MP for Thirsk and Malton, local Conservatives were treated to a memorable day out in London.

Local Conservatives attend conference

A good number of Association members attended this year’s Party conference, to hear Theresa May give her maiden speech as our new Prime Minister and to attend many varied exciting events held at the Birmingham ICC.

Campaign Day for Battyeford By-Election

Thank you to everyone who joined the Dewsbury, Mirfield, Denby Dale and Kirkburton Conservatives on their action day in Battyeford, campaigning for our fantastic by-election candidate Martin Ibberson.