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The Lib Dem 2019 Local Election Candidate for Gorton and Abbey Hey is Jackie Pearcey

April 15, 2019 8:00 AM
By Iain Donaldson

Local Campaigner Jackie Pearcey has been selected as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Gorotn and Abbey Hey for the 2019 Local Elections.

Jackie Pearcey was a foun

Jackie Pearcey

Jackie Pearcey

der members of the Gorton and Abbey Hey Liberal Democrats in 1988, and has worked tirelessly for our community for over the past 31 years both as a citizen of Manchester and as a Manchester City Councillor representing the area for 21 years.

Jackie Pearcey has a strong record of campaigning hard on issues that affect our community, and has helped thousands of local residents with individual casework over the years.

As we are visiting residents from door to door this year we are hearing the same message again and again, "Since Jackie Pearcey was voted out Gorton and Abbey Hey have gotten a lot worse. We need a our hard working local Liberal Democrat councillor back in the town hall fighting for our community."

It is often said locally in Gorton and Abbey Hey that "everybody knows somebody who has been helped by Jackie Pearcey."

With 93 out of 96 Councillors in Manchester representing the Labour Party. What Gorton and Abbey Hey needs is a councillor who will represent our community in the Town Hall.

In Gorton and Abbey Hey it's a clear choice between another Labour Councillor telling our community what to expect from the Council or Liberal Democrat Jackie Pearcey telling the Council what our community expects.

At a time when Greater Manchester needs 135,000 more affordable homes we need a Councillor who will fight for high quality affordable homes without destroying our valuable open spaces.

Jackie Pearcey is a strong advocate for quality local housing to meet local needs without destroying valuable open spaces like the Red Rec on Taylor Street and Godfrey Ermen. What Gorton and Abbey Hey needs is more pensioner bungalows so that people needing to downsize can stay in the community where their families have grown up and they have built friendships.