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Helen Shay

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Helen Shay was the Women's Equality Party candidate in Harrogate Stray in the Harrogate local election. Our volunteers have been adding information on Helen Shay - here's everything we know so far!

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“Abbey Crunch (I am with Nigel Slater on this one) - only some blighter at McVittees axed it!”

Statement to voters

Candidate for Stray Ward, Harrogate, where I have lived for 22yrs with my husband and children, who attended local schools (Oatlands and St Aidan's). I am in-house legal counsel at York University, where I practise equality law, and a Trustee of Harrogate Homeless Project.

A founder member of the Women's Equality Party, I will make Harrogate the most equal and happiest town in the UK, promoting affordable childcare and family-friendly policies, together with valuing care in general as the need for social care especially increases.

I will never overlook what matters to people (so many of our roads are a disgrace and my motto is 'death to potholes!'). My legal career has trained me to be an ace problem-solver and those skills will always be readily available to my constituents.

This statement was added by Helen Shay, 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:

  • 2018: The Harrogate local election, as the Women's Equality Party candidate for the Harrogate Stray

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