Our manifesto for next month’s local elections was launched today. The BBC have produced a nice summary here.
Despite what you may have heard or seen from some parties or candidates, the election on May 4th is about representation on local councils. Any councillor elected will have exactly the same influence over Brexit or Scottish independence as any unsuccessful candidate and anybody else in the country. They will, however, be making decisions on local schools, local transport, waste collection and everything else that impacts on you directly in your local area.
A vote for me is a vote for nothing more, or less, than a hard working local councillor who will put the needs of my community first.
I have asked Aberdeenshire Council to return their tendered 420 Kemnay-Aberdeen service to a direct route. Under Stagecoach’s current proposals, the X20 will travel via Kintore and Blackburn from May. For anyone travelling to Aberdeen 5 days a week, this will add well over an hour to their weekly commute. By taking the Blackburn stop