Listed among the founder members of the Conservative Friends of Turkey are Boris Johnson, Douglas Carswell, and Daniel Hannan.
Promote strong Anglo-Turkish relations
Help to foster bilateral trade and business relationships
Build links between the Conservative Party and Turkish counterparties as well as the academic and business community
Increase awareness of the Conservative Party within the Turkish community in the UK
Support parliamentary candidates in marginal constituencies
Support Turkish local politicians and promote greater political involvement of the community
Lobby in favour of Turkish membership of the EU with a stress on Turkey’s role in the bloc, the region and its strong ties to Western institutions
Facilitate access to information on Turkey: its culture, political orientation, economy, and its progress towards EU membership
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