On 5 May, people across the UK will vote in a set of local elections, choosing more than 6,000 councillors and assembly members, the outcome of which will be crucial in deciding who runs services in your area and how much you will pay for them.
None of us need to be reminded of the global instability we are currently experiencing – inflation, the war in Ukraine and energy price spikes – impacting on families facing the rising cost of living.
“Our priorities must continue to be keeping bills down, cutting council waste and strengthening the progress communities are making in recovering from COVID-19”
Our priorities must continue to be keeping bills down, cutting council waste and strengthening the progress communities are making in recovering from COVID-19.
Our hardworking local Conservatives have a proven record of managing money well, delivering high-quality local services and supporting good local jobs.
Conservative councillors work with the Government to deliver on the people’s priorities in their area and to unite and level up the country as a whole.
It’s vital that we don’t get distracted by playing politics.
As polling day approaches, we cannot rest on our laurels: every seat is valuable, and we must fight hard to retain those we have and to win those we don’t.
For those of you standing for re-election, I thank you for your continued support and wish you all the very best of luck.
It is your hard work and dedication that continues to be the backbone of the Conservative Party.