Bury Green Party

Vote for Glyn Heath for Ramsbottom on 22nd May

17 February 2014

 Glyn Heath's top priorities


If elected, Glyn will work on behalf of Ramsbottom residents to promote the creation of skilled new jobs, protect green spaces and the environment, improve local democracy and fight for social justice.

  • Job creation: seek investments for SMEs and workshop based jobs and apprenticeships on the former Mondi Mill site
  • Air quality:  ensure that all air quality concerns including those related to the new Anaerobic Digester planning application are investigated and monitored by independent environmental agencies and scientist
  • Pot holes: ensure that Ramsbottom gets its fair share of Bury's £3m revenue from car parking and fines on road maintenance
  • Tourism: apply for external funding for a Heritage Museum and Tourist Information Point in partnership with local business and community groups
  • Green spaces: support local volunteers to protect our green belt, green spaces and parks
  • Savings: review the salaries of the highest paid Town Hall officers
  • Youth service: ring fence any such administrative savings to re-open our Youth Centres
  • Local democracy: press on for a develoved budget and greater decision making at Township level
  • Bedroom tax: continue to campaign wth Bury Green Party against the bedroom tax and for a "No eviction" policy for tenants who cannot pay and cannot downsize

Dr Glyn Heath has previous experience serving as a Councillor between 1995-1999 and was deputy chair of the Planning Control committee and a member of Development Services Committee.

He has been resident in Bury North for 21 years. A lecturer at Salford University in prothetics and orthotics, he is currently involved in developing artificial limb. Glyn has helped in setting up clinics for amputee refugees in war zones.

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