Edward Jakins was the Liberal Democrats candidate. Find out more about their policies from the Liberal Democrats Bath and North East Somerset local election Local manifesto (PDF).
Statement to voters
Michael Jakins has been a resident of Midsomer Norton for thirty years, with his wife Celia, a local retired teacher who had previously worked in Clutton. Michael’s children and grandchildren also call Midsomer Norton their home. Michael’s previous political experience involves serving as a Parliamentary Agent, Ward Chairman, and Council Candidate in Kingston-upon-Thames. Michael is primarily interested in issues concerning education, revamping the Welton Bibby site, and fixing problems of housing. Outside of work Michael has always been highly involved in Youth Work, and is still active in The Boys’ Brigade, both locally in Bath and nationally across the country. Michael’s past experience includes working for a number of FTSE 100 Companies, including working as a senior Management Accountant, and overseeing Computer Systems. He oversaw numerous projects for both the government and industrial sector. Michael is a Methodist Local Preacher, and wants to continue to enhance community life and facilities in Midsomer Norton. Michael’s interests involve sporting recreation; he enjoys climbing and mountaineering, and has reached “the top of Europe”, the summit of Mont Blanc. He avidly enjoys kayaking, as well as music, as he currently sings with the Lucis Choir.
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Bath & North East Somerset Liberal Democrats
Edward Jakins's local party is the Bath & North East Somerset Liberal Democrats.
You can meet candidates and question them at local hustings. Here are hustings where Edward Jakins may be appearing.
(Past event) Wednesday 24 April 2019 19:00–21:00: Climate Hustings, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution BA1 2HN.
(Past event) Thursday 4 April 2019 16:45–20:30: The 2019 Bath Transport Hustings, St Swithin's Church BA1 5LY.
This candidate has previously stood for election in:
- 2019: The Bath and North East Somerset local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Midsomer Norton North
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