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Your Labour Candidate:

Mid Sussex District Council and Burgess Hill Town Council Victoria Ward


I have lived in Mid Sussex for the last 23 years. I moved from Balcombe to Burgess Hill four years ago where I now live. Two of my four children live in Burgess Hill and my two grandchildren go to a local primary school. I have been a member of Unite the Union and its predecessors for 46 years, so I fully understand the problems ordinary working families face on a daily basis. I can see that the Conservative-run town and district councils are just not working for ordinary people. I believe strongly that we need a credible opposition to hold the Conservatives to account for their actions.

A labour council would:

Vote Thursday 2nd May - don’t forget your poll card!

Your Labour team's pledges to you

We will always put your interests above all else on the District and Town councils.

We will press for local decision-making. Our growing town of 35,000 people should not be governed by a handful of District Council cabinet members in Haywards Heath.

We will press for better public services – road sweeping, grass cutting, maintaining public areas, etc.

We will campaign for a good and improved bus service and fight against any reduction in services.

We will work constructively with other councillors, considering issues on their merits alone.

We will always be available – listening to your concerns and pressing for action to resolve difficulties.

The Conservatives promised a vibrant redeveloped town centre - What have we seen so far?

As part of the redevelopment we were promised a permanent ‘state-of-the-art’ replacement for the library after its temporary move

Whose fault is this? You can choose between:

- the Conservative Town Council

– the Conservative District Council

- the Conservative County Council or

- the Conservative Government

A vote for Labour is a vote to:

Stand up to speculative developers

Demand high building standards that include renewable energy

Create more affordable housing

Be more transparent about how council decisions are made

Bring back truly representative local planning committees

Put the environment and green space above profit

Balance the needs of business with the interests of the community

If you do have anything you wish to discuss with us then please do not hesitate to contact Tara or Linda at

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