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My contract with the people of Wimbledon, Morden, Raynes Park and Motspur Park

April 8, 2015 10:22 PM

This is my contract with the people of Wimbledon, Morden, Raynes Park and Motspur Park

I will always put local people first.

- I will hold two surgeries a week, on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, spread across our local area.

- I will have a constituency office in the constituency and I will be there to help, listen to your concerns and stand up for what matters to you

I will be strong voice for our area both locally and in Westminster.

- I will always fight to protect local NHS services and keep them free at the point of use

- I will work to set up a staff and student led Adult Education Services in Merton

- I will work to restore warm and welcoming daycentres for elderly people and for people living with dementia and their carers

- I will champion carers in our community

- I will work to restore the Freedom Pass for people needing mental health services

- I will work to ensure that disabled people with high needs can access the Independent Living Fund once it is managed by Merton council

- I will be actively engaged in delivering new local schools where there is a shortage of places

- I will work to keep our roads and pavements clean and safe, and our gullies and drains clear

- I will listen to young people to see where services such as youth centres are needed

I will be an open and honest politician:

- If elected as your MP I will not have a second job. Working for you will be enough

- I will not employ family members and pay them out of the public purse

- I will not charge taxpayers for a second home

- I will never seek to avoid paying my full share of taxes