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Michal Chantkowski

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Michal Chantkowski was the Green Party candidate in Washington and Sunderland West in the UK Parliament elections . They got 1,005 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on Michal Chantkowski - here's everything we know so far!

Party manifesto

Michal Chantkowski was the Green Party candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Green Party manifesto.

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.

Michal said:

● 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.

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Previous elections

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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