It isn’t only independents who have a mind of their own!

Many voters view independent candidates as being completely free of any outside influences or agendas, whereas those standing under a political banner are seen as slaves to a political ideology. Yes, there are some candidates in these elections who are standing entirely on national policies and on their political beliefs, and they have failed to … Continue reading It isn’t only independents who have a mind of their own!

LOCAL candidates representing LOCAL residents on LOCAL issues

When you vote on 2nd May, ask yourself if you want someone who lives in Leighton Buzzard representing you on Central Bedfordshire Council? ... or someone who has been parachuted in from outside of South West Bedfordshire? ... or someone who has hidden their address from the electorate and you don't know where they are … Continue reading LOCAL candidates representing LOCAL residents on LOCAL issues

A candidate for Leighton Buzzard AND Dunstable? What’s going on?

Nominations for Central Bedfordshire Council and Parish Council elections were published last week. I strongly believe that candidates should be 100% committed to representing the people who elect them, and they should not put themselves in a position where they might face a conflict of priorities - for example, by being elected to both Leighton … Continue reading A candidate for Leighton Buzzard AND Dunstable? What’s going on?