Members meeting with the Rt Hon Julian Smith MP

Skipton and Ripon Association Members were invited to come and meet their MP the Rt Hon Julian Smith on Saturday 8th September.

Julian spoke to members about Brexit and local issues.

Fizz and canapes with the Rt Hon Julian Smith MP

Members joined their MP, Julian Smith at the Ripon Spa Hotel on Friday 31st August for fizz and canapes.

Julian brought members up to speed on the hot topics and thereafter followed a questions and answer session.

Business Dinner with Alan Mak MP

An excellent event with Alan Mak MP at the Coniston Hotel, members enjoyed a 3 course meal and an interesting evening.


Skipton Conservative Ladies Lunch Club - Celebrating 35 years

Friday 8th June 2018 marked a joint celebration and anniversary of Skipton Conservative Ladies Luncheon Club celebrating their 35th year and Coniston Hotel celebrating it’s 20th anniversary.  The Ladies were welcomed by a drinks reception & canapes followed by a celebratory lunch at Coniston

New Chairman Elected - Mr Nick Bannister

New Chairman Elected

Nick Bannister of Coniston Cold was recently elected Chairman of the Skipton and Ripon Conservative Association.  Nick took over the Chairmanship from Councillor Bernard Bateman of Ripon.

Members coffee morning with Julian Smith MP

Members met with Julian at an informal coffee morning on Saturday 18th November at The Hopper Lane Hotel.  We enjoyed a questions and answer time with Julian and finding out about his new role as Chief Whip.

Julian meets with new and existing Members at Coffee morning

Members new and existing joined our MP, Julian Smith, for a Coffee Morning on Saturday 5 November.

It was great to see so many people come together and give Julian a chance to speak to them about current political issues after a dramatic year.

Conservative Party Conference 2015

Some of our Members attended the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester in October – the first with a majority Conservative Government in 19 years.

Our Member of Parliament Julian Smith met with Members during the event and thanked them for their continued support. He said: