unveils its Sedgemoor manifesto as election race heats up
Labour Party has launched its Sedgemoor election manifesto, which
includes policies for the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge area.
are standing 24 candidates across the district with the hope of
building on their current showing of 13 district councillors.
Labour campaign organiser Brian Smedley said: "The
Labour manifesto promises the regeneration of town centres, respect
for heritage and protection of green spaces, leisure and recreation
development on Bridgwaters Northgate, low carbon and renewable
energy developments, homes to rent with long term secure tenancies,
genuine community benefit from the Hinkley C project, a Somerset-wide
public transport forum and skilled and well-paid job opportunities
for local people, alongside national labour initiatives supported
at a local level such as the living wage and repeal of the bedroom
tax, plus strategic imperatives like the Parrett surge barrage
and a commitment to oppose any move to a 3-weekly refuse collection."
added: "The first week will be a battle of the leaflets while
parties introduce their candidates. After that therell doubtless
be door knocking, street surgeries, hustings and hopefully by
May 7th people will have settled their mind on which way theyre
going to vote."
here for the full list of local election candidates in the Burnham