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Statement to voters
I’m an engineer by trade, having started my working life in the Royal Air Force and I travelled and lived on 3 different continents before settling to live in Heckmondwike.
I was raised by my grandparents on a council estate and am now a working, single parent with a 9 year-old who lives with me full-time. As such, I’m acutely aware of a lot of the issues facing ordinary, working-class people today, particularly with respect to education, the NHS and the environment.
I started getting active in politics because of my despair at the rise of the career politicians - those on the ‘public school/Oxbridge/political researcher/politician’ conveyor belt that has produced so many of our MPs, across the political spectrum, in recent times. They’ve spent their whole lives in a political bubble. In my opinion, it should be a pre-requisite qualification to have at least a few years life experience outside of that bubble before you can become an MP!
If I’m not elected to parliament on this occasion, my Plan B is to start teacher training in September. Fingers crossed for no more increases in tuition fees or cuts to the education budget, but I won’t be holding my breath if the Tories get back in again.
This statement was added by Alan Freeman, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.
Kirklees Green Party
Alan Freeman's local party is the Kirklees Green Party.
This candidate has previously stood for election in:
- 2019: The Kirklees local election, as the Green Party candidate for the Heckmondwike
- 2018: The Kirklees local election, as the Green Party candidate for the Heckmondwike
- 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Green Party candidate for the Batley and Spen
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