We’re mad as hell and we’re not going to take this anymore”. Those famous lines spoken by Peter Finch in the 1976 film ‘Network’ sum up what a great many people believe about the current state of our political system.
I share some of that frustration, and rather than sit and shout at the newspaper, radio or TV I decided to try and funnel my frustration and energy into becoming a local Borough Councillor.
Councillors can’t have any impact over issues like the EU, immigration, income tax, fiscal and foreign policy and international aid. However, they can make a real difference to things like local health and social care, planning & housing and the health of our local economy and the communities we live in.
That’s why I’m standing and I hope you’ll decided to vote for me.