Labour Manifesto 2018 - Working for Winchester

We are so proud to share our own Winchester and Chandler's Ford's Labour Party manifesto. Click here to read our manifesto in full. Our highlights include:

 

LABOUR’S PLEDGES FOR PROSPERITY - 

• Secure, good and affordable homes for everyone, within thriving communities.

• An integrated, accessible and affordable transport system and work for a high quality and
sustainable environment locally and globally.

• Sustaining and developing Winchester’s strong local economy, offering opportunities and
support for local people and businesses.

• High quality leisure facilities and a thriving, diverse cultural scene, accessible to all.


• The best quality education for our children and throughout life.


• A properly funded, free to use NHS from cradle to grave.


• A transformed City Council, engaged with, and responsive to the residents it serves.

The Labour Party in Winchester stands for fairness of opportunity for everyone. Our Council should deliver high quality services, make our historic city fit for the future, protect the environment, and provide better jobs and genuinely affordable homes in our communities.

Labour has a strong tradition in Winchester of standing up for all local people, and promoting imaginative, innovative and progressive policies. We have helped secure real change for the benefit of the communities we serve and the city as a whole including -

• Helping to secure a substantial increase in social housing within the City district;


• A 20mph speed limit in residential areas;


• Securing and safeguarding the Neighbourhood Warden service.


• Developing local democracy with children helping to choose play equipment.


• Pressing for the Council to become a Living Wage employer.


• Arguing for sound planning policies, with the right homes in the right places, a high quality new leisure centre and the right development at Silver Hill.

With the support of over 700 local Labour Party members and many others, working hard in and for their communities, Labour can and will win in Winchester.

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