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Hustings - Newhey and Milnrow Local Elections 2019

23 April 2019

Tuesday 23 April 2019

St Thomas Church
Church Street
OL16 3QS



On St George’s Day (Tuesday, 23rd April) please come and listen to all our candidates for local councillor. They will be discussing why they want the role.

Remember, this is the local elections and although each of our candidates are from a political party, you need to find the ‘best fit’. Don’t just take the word of others... come and hear them yourself.

If you could send your questions in advance to

We will be covering the following topics on the night:

  • Anti-social behaviour and policing
  • Congestion and transport
  • Education
  • Local economy
  • Health and social care services
  • Affordable and social housing
  • Environment
  • Greenbelt
  • Integrity in local office - How will they be party politics free?
  • How will they put local needs first before the party whip?

This year's candidates are Neil Butterworth (Labour), Edward Carpenter (Conservatives), Andy Kelly (Liberal Democrats) and Hilary Ann Smith (UKIP).

This event has been organised by Save Our Villages (Newhey&Milnrow) Protect the Greenbelt.

Entry fee: Free

Contact: Chris Sandham
07968 480 412

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