Taylor to stand again at General Election

THE leader of Stevenage Borough Council will fight for the town seat at the next General Election, the Labour Party announced today.

Local party members selected Sharon Taylor to be the Labour candidate in the 2015 elections at a meeting on Sunday. It means the Labour group leader and county councillor will stand for the second time after she was defeated by Tory candidate Stephen McPartland at the last election in 2010.

Cllr Taylor said it was an “honour” to stand, and will fight for jobs and homes for the community.

“People in Stevenage are worried about losing their jobs and not being able to make ends meet as this out of touch Tory-led government cut too far and too fast.

“Labour are showing there is a better way on the economy with a five point plan fro jobs and growth to help struggling families, get young people into work and build more homes. I know how much of a difference this would make in Stevenage.

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“I will always stand up and fight for our community.”

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