#AskHerToStand Westminster North
Interested in standing for public office? Want to find out more about becoming a candidate?
Join Virginia Crosbie, Director of Women2Win at a special #AskHerToStand evening in Westminster North.
The #AskHerToStand campaign inspires and encourages women to stand for Parliament.This event is for women that want to find out more about getting involved in local politics and Parliament. If you are on the candidates list you are most welcome to come but do please bring someone new with you.
Virginia will be sharing her political journey. After working at GlaxoWellcome, UBS and HSBC, Virginia has retrained as a teacher and for the last four years has taught maths to disadvantaged adults in North Kensington. In the 2017 General Election Virginia stood as the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Rhondda. Using a digital campaign and budget of £300 she helped to increase the vote share by 58% - the best result since 1979.
Virginia is also the Deputy Chair Policy and Campaigning for the Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham Conservative Association and has helped increase membership by over 50%. As Director of Women2Win Virginia leads the campaign to ensure women are represented at every level of politics and in public life in the UK.
Venue: Paddington, location to be finalised.
Date: 27 June 2019
Start time: 7:00pm
Ticket price: £18 (includes drinks and pizza).
Feel free to forward this event link to anyone you think might be interested.