Aston Line for Southend West

by Louise Calton in Westcliff On Sea, England, United Kingdom

Aston Line for Southend West
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On 8th December 2019 we successfully raised £744 with 29 supporters in 35 days

Aston is a local environmental and NHS activist, he was born and raised in Southend. Southend deserves better than Tory cuts!

by Louise Calton in Westcliff On Sea, England, United Kingdom

A message from Aston:

I am a local business manager. I was born and raised here, I was schooled at a local comprehensive and Southend is in my blood. My family on both sides have been here for generations. I love our town, I appreciate its beauty and I understand its needs. I honestly would not want to represent anywhere other than Southend. Constituents already know me as a highly active local campaigner. 

This election will inevitably be one of the most important in a lifetime. A transformative Labour Government will kick start a green industrial revolution, and create an economy that works for the many. If elected, I will be a strong national voice for all of us. 

Together, we can be the positive change that our town needs and that we all deserve.

If you elect me on 12 December, I will:

  • Champion investment in green infrastructure and jobs to tackle the Climate Crisis head on. As a local environmental activist, I am fully committed to Labour’s Green New Deal which will transform our society and implement measures towards zero net carbon emissions by 2030.
  • Fight cuts in local NHS services. Labour created the NHS and only Labour will fund it properly. As your MP, I will vigorously defend our NHS and fight against cuts in local health services. I oppose any plans to increase privatisation and the threats that parts of the NHS could be sold off to American business in a future US trade deal. Our NHS is not for sale to anyone.
  • Back genuinely affordable homes, and measures to tackle homelessness. National data shows that Southend has one of the biggest gaps between low-income levels and high house prices. As your MP, I will work together with Southend’s Labour-led Council to provide many more truly affordable houses, and a council house building programme, to deliver decent homes to everybody.
  • Fight to address the causes of crime. Labour is committed to increase Police numbers, and as your MP I will work with the Police to reduce the level of crime, particularly knife crime and its link to gang culture and drug trafficking. But crime often has a social cause like poverty, inequality or a lack of opportunities, and so I will campaign to establish new youth facilities to give our young people hope and the prospect of a better future.
  • Stand up for all constituents of Southend West, I will work tirelessly for you.

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Promoted by Kevin Robinson on behalf of Aston Line, both at 268 Sutton Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 5ET.

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