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Greens pledge to listen to your problems
THANKS to the almost three and a half thousand people who voted Green at the local elections, a vote for people, the environment and progress.
Our aim was to make the local elections more democratic and to give electors the chance to vote Green by standing a candidate in every seat, which the Lib-Dems conspicuously failed to do.
We were really pleased to have come second in some wards, ahead of both Lib-Dems and Conservatives, and to beat those parties in other wards too.
We were saddened that St Helens Labour Party chose not to focus on its own local record, concentrating instead only on national issues; whilst that may be clever politics, it cannot claim that the result represents a resounding “Yes” to the party’s policies or performance in St Helens.
What we have now in a Town Hall where there is no effective opposition to Labour.
Rest assured that from now until the next elections in two years we shall be out and about, listening to your problems and points of view, and campaigning for a greener St Helens, attractive to investment, where shabbiness and dereliction aren’t tolerated and people are put first.
This year’s election has been a building block – we aim to win, come and join us.
Francis Williams, St Helens Green Party