Apr 062019

HOUSING Housing is a priority for Labour at both national and local level. Locally, the Council has failed to deliver enough homes for decades – especially enough affordable homes. In fact, it has only met its own target of 200 affordable homes per annum once since 1994. This madness has to end. It is driving [Read more…]

Apr 272019
An open letter to voters in Clarence ward

Dear Clarence Residents There is a clear choice on 2 May, between continued austerity with the Tories or proper investment, fairness and change with Labour. I am writing to ask you to vote for me as your Labour Candidate on Thursday 2 May. Austerity isn’t over. It isn’t over for the kids who don’t have [Read more…]

Apr 272019

Michael Bartlet, our candidate in Verulam talks about what can be done locally, as well as Labour’s wide ranging plan for sustainability. Air pollution levels in Holywell Hill were above the acceptable level again in January and February. Tweet

Apr 202019

Sir I note that in his letter to the Herts Advertiser (New Hospital Fight, Thursday April 18, 2019) John Wigley, Chairman of the St Albans and Harpenden Patient Group challenges each of the political parties to write to the Herts Advertiser stating its views about the future of local hospitals. It may therefore be helpful to know [Read more…]

Apr 082019
In Marshalswick South, vote Richard Harris for Labour on 2nd May

Richard Harris was born in St Albans and has lived all his life in the city. He has lived in Marshalswick South for forty years and his children and now his grandchildren attend local schools. Richard, now retired from his work as a Business Management Systems Manager for a major international consultancy, will dedicate his [Read more…]

Apr 082019
In Sopwell Ward, on May 2nd,  vote twice for Labour, Iain Grant and Eileen Harris

Iain Grant represented Sopwell Ward as a District Councillor from 2014 to 2018. Having lived in the ward for over 20 years, he is passionate about ensuring the District Council plays its full part in supporting and empowering our community. As councillor, he fought to get the Cottonmill level crossing reopened in 2015 and subsequently to [Read more…]

Apr 082019
In St Peters, vote Mark Ewington for Labour on 2nd May

Mark Ewington is married with 3 children, and he is proud to live in the St Peters ward he is seeking to represent. He works as a freelance Probation Officer, and he is an active member of the National Association of Probation Officers. He is also a facilitator in the Caring Dads programme in Hertfordshire [Read more…]

Apr 082019
In Verulam, vote Michael Bartlet for Labour on 2nd May

Michael Bartlet is a mediator and university lecturer in Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution at SOAS London.He is a volunteer community mediator and trustee of Mediation Hertfordshire.He is married with two children and has lived in Verulam Ward, St Albans, since 2004. Michael also writes for Open Democracy on Under 18s in the Armed Forces, [Read more…]

Apr 082019
In Sopwell ward, on May 2nd, vote twice for Labour,  Eileen Harris and Iain Grant.

Eileen Harris has been a district councillor for Sopwell ward for 16 years. During that time she has served as Mayor and Deputy Mayor, and worked hard to raise the profile of Sopwell. She has secured improvements to neglected areas like the green space next to the ruins and the Holyrood Crescent children’s play area. [Read more…]