Liberal Democrat Party
14 Helmsman Lane
Stephen Thornley is the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Kingsway ward. He moved to Rochdale in 2017 whilst completing a postgraduate degree in science. He is currently working as a technology project manager.
Stephen is involved with the Young Liberals movement at both a regional and national level and is presently working as part of the events team to engage young people in the political process.
“It is so important to engage younger voters in the political process,“ said Stephen. “I’m a big advocate for votes at 16 as engaging younger voters in local government is vital for a thriving future.”
Locally, his priorities for Kingsway are:
Stephen lives with his partner and their three legged cat called Belle in Kingsway. He is a keen rugby player, but stresses Union rather than League - which he realises is contentious in this part of the world!
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