Meet Southend Labour’s local election candidates 2015


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The times are changing, we are told. The “new politics” means that the smaller parties are a serious force, rather than just a protest vote or an unfunny joke. Their branches in Southend, though, haven’t seemed to have gotten the message. For the local elections, only three parties are fielding a full slate of 19 candidates: The Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats, and Labour.

This is the second Labour slate of which I have been a part, and I am once again struck that we have the very finest people in the borough. Southend Labour Party are committed to offering a fairer, progressive choice, grounded in reality, to make this town the very best it can be.

With Labour as part of the council administration for the first time after fourteen years of Tory rule, we are getting things moving in the right direction. New housing stock is being built. Vital services like libraries, children’s centres, and care homes have been protected. And with schemes like the Southend Energy Company we are taking action to help people struggling with the cost of living crisis.

There is only one choice, on May 7th, for a better Southend. Vote Labour.

Ward Candidate
Belfairs Dave Alston
Blenheim Park Matt Dent
Chalkwell Lars Davidsson
Eastwood Park Martin Berry
Kursaal Judith McMahon
Leigh Chris McGurk
Milton Gray Sergeant
Prittlewell Tony Borton
Shoeburyness Maggie Kelly
Southchurch Ros Sanders
St Laurence Reg Copley
St Laurence Sean Jones
St Luke’s Jes Phillips
Thorpe Rod Birks
Victoria David Norman
Westborough Charles Willis
West Leigh Jay Woods
West Shoebury David Carrington
West Shoebury Matt Zarb-Cousin
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