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Crown Ward by-election - June 7th 2018

Michael Pettingale

Michael Pettingale

Michael lives locally to Crown ward and at the moment volunteers with Citizens Advice and works shifts at Uttoxeter racecourse while training to be a lawyer.

"If elected I would be focused on supporting residents who have problem with Borough Council services.

I will also speak up on wider issues that affect local residents such as maitaining access to health services, working to keep the local area safe and finding ways to protect the environment. The Borough works in partnership with the County Council and Statutory organisations and as your local councillor I would seek to make these work for you.

A Safe Community

  • Chronic under investment in Staffordshire's roads has left many of them dangerous, not least the A515.
    Flood protection in Marchington has to keep pace with any future development.

Access to Healthcare

  • The merger of Burton and Derby hospitals will go through this summer. Assurances about continuing services must be kept to.
    With parking at Burton hospital as expensive as it is, good public transport links are important.
  • Lib Dems have a particular focus on mental healthcare. Access to services has been identified as being key for rural areas like Crown ward. In recent years, lack of funding has been an obstacle to getting people the help they need.

A Healthy Environment

  • Marchington Woodlands, the River Dove and the National Forest are all part of Crown ward. This rich natural environment should be celebrated.
  • In the last five years the amount of waste sent to be recycled has been dropping steadily, and it is now less than half. More can, and should, be done to promote recycling.

Contact Michael Pettingale at mpettingale@gmail.com

promoted and published by H. Warner for Michael Pettingale and Liberal Democrats at 312 Uxbridge Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 3JS

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