Preston Labour has published its manifesto titled ‘Preston for the Many’ for the upcoming local elections on Thursday (5 May).Advertisement
The Labour Council says it will build on the work done ‘responding to Tory austerity and recovering Preston after the pandemic’.
Commitments include more than £60m of public regeneration of the city centre including a new youth zone, cinema and leisure development and upgraded Harris Museum, new social housing, a municipal provided broadband service, expanded community food provision, improving parks and tackling the climate emergency.
Labour says it will also deepen The Preston Model by spending more with local businesses, expanding the cooperative economy and those receiving the real living wage.
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Labour Leader of Preston City Council Matthew Brown said: “We are delighted to unveil a policy programme unequivocally on the side of working people specifically aimed at tackling the cost of living crisis.
“In this election, we field seventeen excellent candidates who will work tirelessly in our communities with the vision to make Preston a fairer, more equal place to live.”
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