How to Join

The Association of Green Councillors exists to support elected Green Party councillors at all levels of government and to foster, encourage and advise aspiring councillors.

Elected councillors automatically receive Standard Membership of the AGC upon election and can then attend the Annual Conference and vote at the AGM. 

There is a subscription fee for Full Membership which enables members to receive a range of benefits including advice, guidance, news, mentoring and access to our online publication.(see Table below). 

Fees are based on the allowance that councillors receive. For councillors receiving an allowance (district, county, unitary, Welsh Regional Assembly, LGA and London Borough councillors) the fee is  2.25% of their allowance or £100, whichever is lower. The easiest way to pay this is by monthly direct debit or standing order. If this fee would cause you any hardship, please contact the Coordinator at agc@greenparty.org.uk to discuss.

For town and parish councillors and aspiring Green councillors, those interested in supporting councillors, previous councillors and national party office-holders, the fee is only £10 per year.

Another way to join if you are not yet a councillor is to buy the AGC's excellent "How to Win Local Elections" manual, written by four of the party's most expert election strategists, and already proven to work for those people who have followed it. It is 300 pages full of example newsletters, graphs and charts. This costs £20 incl P&P.  This entitles you to 12 months free membership of the AGC.  It is an introductory offer only and is not available to those who have already been members or who are principal authority councillors.

If you would like to join the AGC, you can either:

use the Paypal button below

 

Once you have made payment, please then inform Bryn Higgs, AGC Administrator at agc@greenparty.org.uk

You can buy a "How to Win Local Elections" manual on the How To Win Local Elections page and obtain 12 months membership (if not yet a councillor).

Or send a cheque made payable to the Association of Green Councillors, to Susan Murray (AGC Treasurer), 16 Clare Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1PN

Or (preferred please)  fill out our standing order form.

Or instruct your bank, online or on the phone to pay by BACS transfer the Association of Green Councillors, Triodos Bank, Deanery Road, Bristol BS1 5AS, sort code 16-58-10 account number 20075871.

After paying, please inform Bryn Higgs, AGC Administrator at agcadmin@greenparty.org.uk

 

AGC Membership Options

Membership Type

Eligibility

Annual

Cost

Information:

  • Invite to Annual Conference.

  • Quarterly newsletter

  • Can vote at AGM

  • Inclusion on News mailing list

Networking:

  • Inclusion on Discuss mailing list

Support:

  • Mentoring

  • Access to online resources and training

Partner

(non member)

Green Party paid staff

Free

 

Standard

All Elected Councillors – automatic membership


Free


   

Full

Non councillor Green Party members  eg.  aspiring councillors, retired/ex- councillors


Parish/town councillors




£10*









Elected district, county and other councillors

Whichever is lower of

2.25% of council allowance or £100*





 

*Or Free  for 1 year when purchasing “how to win elections” manual