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

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Loz Kaye for Ancoats and Clayton

Loz Kaye is standing in Ancoats and Clayton ward in Manchester in the council election on the 10th of October. He wants to make a difference for people in his community. Its time for an independent voice in Ancoats and Clayton, all the way from the Northern Quarter to Angel Meadow. People in Ancoats and Clayton deserve better.

 

LGBT Manifesto

I’m really pleased to announce that I have launched my LGBT manifesto for Manchester Central. Marching again in Manchester Pride yesterday with geek pride and seeing such a great reception from thousands of people really brought home how far we have come, and how much work there still is to do, my LGBT Manifesto should show what I think we can do next. The manifesto picks up on some of the things we campaigned on here earlier this year in Manchester during the local elections, these are t...
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Mayoral Debate Reflection

After a day of deliveries and talking to residents I headed down to the only public debate advertised on the Mayor for Manchester referendum. There was a lively exchange of views, experience and lots of good points made on the "yes" "no" and "maybe" arguments. One of the key concerns of people was the lack of concrete information we have had to go on as voters. This is certainly one of my concerns, and another sign of how we need the council to be more open and accountable. There was widespread ...
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“Democracy is something that happens to other people”

A couple of years ago,  at the 2010 General Elections, everyone was shocked and abhorred that the BNP took 4% of the votes. "Who voted for those fascists?!" and "Where is our Democracy going?" were among the things people were shouting about. And yet only 47% of Mancunians actually went out to vote! This means that 53% stayed at home implying that "Democracy is something  that happens to other people"! Many of them say they are "not interested in Politics", "Politics is boring", "All Politicians...
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