For the past two years I’m proud to have been the Member of Parliament for my home town of Halifax. I’ve already had a positive impact here and made our voice heard on a national stage as I’ve campaigned to protect jobs, services and people’s livelihoods.
I have made defending our emergency services a priority – campaigning to reverse Tory cuts to policing and other emergency services. I will keep fighting for Halifax to get the police we need to keep our streets safe and tackle anti-social behaviour. I’m pleased that a Labour Government would deliver an additional police officer for every electoral ward in our area.
I fought tooth and nail for our A&E and I will continue to campaign to ensure we have a health service that’s free to use, properly funded and there when we need it. I have also sought to protect the next generation’s education, demanding that Tory plans to slash school budgets are scrapped.
Halifax has an exciting future, with the revamped Piece Hall set to open this summer, and my work here isn’t finished. I hope voters will judge me on my record and put their faith in me to continue serving my hometown