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Mark James Allen

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Mark James Allen was the Liberal Democrats candidate in Middleton Cheney in the South Northamptonshire local election. Our volunteers have been adding information on Mark James Allen - here's everything we know so far!

Contact information

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/pg/MarkAllenLD/
Home page
http://libdems.mark-allen.net/
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Statement to voters

I was born and raised in Oxford, and went to Durham University where I read Chemistry and gained a PhD in Computational Chemistry. It was at Durham that I met my partner, Eleanor. I moved to the village of Middleton Cheney with Eleanor in 2009 and we live there with our two children and my mother. Eleanor grew up in Chacombe, where her parents still live.

I joined the Liberal Democrats in June 2016, and I'm a newcomer to local politics. My decision to join the Lib Dems and to stand for election to Northamptonshire County Council both stem from the European Union membership referendum. The referendum result made me realise that our current economic model is not working for many people.

Leaving the EU will not be a silver bullet that fixes our economic problems, and I see no likelihood that central government will make the changes that are needed. Local, community politics is where we can start the work of ensuring that investment creates good quality jobs while protecting our environment.

This statement was added by Mark James Allen, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: South Northamptonshire local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for Middleton Cheney
  • 2018: South Northamptonshire local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for Middleton Cheney
  • 2017: 2017 Northamptonshire County Council local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for Middleton Cheney

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