The Pirate Party in Manchester. Looking forward to the Ancoats and Clayton By-election, December 2013

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Like a lot of people we're fed up with the mainstream parties and how a tired elite dominate this city. It's a question of time for change or more of the same. Of course change doesn't happen by itself. We're moving forward in Manchester, but we'll need help to keep it up and get the message out. We're out leafleting for the Ancoats and Clayton by-election the weekends of 16th/17th November, 23rd/24th November, and 30th November/1st December. Do join in - details are in the events on the side...
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Loz Candidate in Ancoats and Clayton By-Election

There will be a further by-election in Ancoats and Clayton ward this year on December the 5th following the passing of Councillor Mike Carmody. Loz Kaye will be the Pirate Party's candidate. "It's clear that we need someone who will stand up for everyone in this ward, and that knows it well. We also need an independent voice to stick up for residents. I can be that voice." - Loz People in Ancoats, the top part of the Northern Quarter, Angel Meadow and Clayton should have had their polling ...
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Pirate Vote Share Up in Ancoats and Clayton

October 10th's by-election in the Ancoats and Clayton ward saw the Pirate Party's share of the vote increase in the area. People are responding to our alternative vision for Manchester. Once again we beat the LibDems who seem to have given up on North and East Manchester. We were also particularly pleased to beat the BNP - after we had been highlighting how they and UKIP seek to split our communities apart. Worryingly, turnout tumbled to just 13%. We are getting close to the point where j...
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Candidates Announced in Ancoats & Clayton By-election

The candidates for the Ancoats & Clayton by-election on the 10th October 2013 have now been announced,and Loz Kaye will be standing for the Pirate Party. Manchester Labour have made no secret that they want full control over the council. That's bad for our community, bad for our democracy. It would leave no-one to ask difficult questions, no-one to challenge how our council tax is used. Make sure you don't lose your voice. It's easy to miss out, for example it you've moved recently an...
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Loz Kaye Selected for potential Ancoats and Clayton By-Election

As has been reported in the Manchester Evening News, Councillor Jim Battle is taking up the £55K job of Deputy Police Commissioner. This means that there is potentially a council by-election coming up. Previous candidate Tim Dobson has moved out of the area, and now Manchester branch and the National Executive have backed Loz Kaye as candidate for any Ancoats and Clayton vote. Loz Kaye said: “I've been very active in the ward regularly helping out with the Ancoats canal project, supporting t...
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Hustings – Friends Meeting House (Part 1)

Attending the 6th of Novembers hustings Manchester central hustings was a good reminder at just how important it is for people to be able to get to know the candidates seeking to represent us in westminster. The event, organised by Friends of the earth and unlock democracy and moderated by Jim Hancock, allowed all the candidates to express their views on a range of issues. Topics discussed included everything from the privatisation of the motorway network to the fluoridation of water. I would...
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Manchester – The Digital Debate

 

Manchester Council Hits The Wrong Note

  Council budgets are under pressure right now and so much of our city is in need of regeneration. This is why many have been shocked at the Labour council's decision to blow a whopping £425,000 putting on an MTV concert featuring Alicia Keys. Not content with bank bailouts, we are now getting music industry bailouts as well. This seems all too typical of a town hall that seems obsessed with style over substance. The council has attempted to justify the event by claiming it repres...
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Loz Kaye – Why I want to represent you

 

Loz Kaye – Let’s scrap tuition fees

 

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