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Candidate Accreditation Form

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Green Liberal Democrats (GLD) AccreditationProcess for Candidates


Principle Requirements
1. To be both a Green Liberal Democrat and Liberal Democrat paid-up member.
2. To uphold the values of the Green Liberal Democrats and key policies below.
3. To be able to show their support by some action in these areas (past and ongoing).
4. Not to bring the Liberal Democrats or Green Liberal Democrats into disrepute.

Accreditation Process
The applicant should be in the process of seeking councillor, parliamentary or other party post candidature approval or election.
The accreditation process target is to achieve decision within 3 weeks.
If approved the accreditation normally lasts for 5 years
1. Applicants to fill out this short application form committing to the above.
2. Executive Officer to assess the form, interview the candidate by whatever means to sufficient level to achieve their approval.
3. Treasurer to check their membership situation.
4. Recording of the accreditation on an online database restricted to some GLD Exec members and name/contact email published publicly online so that GLD members and supporters can identify candidates to support.
Note the same titular GLD Executive Officer or the GLD Chair can withdraw the accreditation at any point if there is evidence the candidate is not meeting the principle requirements. The candidate for GLD Accreditation has a right to appeal to the GLD chair and beyond that to the GLD President whose decision will be final.
Candidate needs to sign up to the Mission and Objectives below (as in GLD Constitution)

For details of our data policies, see https://greenlibdems.org.uk/en/page/membership-faq and the website privacy policy


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