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Public page: https://www.facebook.com/Michal-Chantkowski-for-Washington-and-Sunderland-West-MP-991445680932387/
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Statement to voters
Michal Chantkowski, 32, has lived in Sunderland for 4 years (and over 10 years in the region). He works as a manager at a local charity, supporting Black and Minority ethnic Communities to integrate and contribute to the local area.
Michal is the only Polish-born candidate standing in this national election.
Michal pledged to make protecting local A&E services, improving the availability of quality education in the local area, and securing a referendum on terms of exiting the EU a priority for their campaign and, if elected, his work as an MP.
● I have decided to stand as I am concerned that British values and traditions such as openness, tolerance and fairness are in danger while mainstream political parties lack a long-term vision for the country. Since 2009, I have worked and volunteered in Sunderland and seen it suffering under Labour, who take our area for granted and the Tories, who only care about those who in power
● If elected:
-I will stand firmly against a hard Brexit, for which there is no democratic mandate
-I will oppose the undemocratic and top-down “sustainability” and transformation plans (cuts to local NHS services), which will cause suffering and cost money in the long term
-Prioritise green manufacturing, bridging a proud industrial past with a new, green future
I promise to attend at least 75% of all parliamentary sessions and if not, to donate 50% of my salary to local charities.
This statement was added by Michal Chantkowski, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.
This candidate has previously stood for election in:
- 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Green Party candidate for the Washington and Sunderland West
- 2019: The Sunderland local election, as the Green Party candidate for the Washington Central
- 2018: The Sunderland local election, as the Green Party candidate for the Washington Central
- 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Green Party candidate for the Washington and Sunderland West
- 2016: The Sunderland local election, as the Green Party candidate for the St Peter's
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