William Campbell-Taylor believes Labour councillors get unfair treatment from their peers, and says they should instead be praised for their transparency.
“Many of the Independent City councillors are also Conservative Party members – not to mention Freemasons – and at least one of them is a serving Conservative councillor elsewhere,” said Mr Campbell-Taylor.
“It’s completely fine that they should have political affiliations, of course. What isn’t fine is that they should then pretend they have no political interests.”
Labour caused a stir in March’s City-wide elections when the party increased its influence in the Court of Common Council fivefold.
Now the latest man to run with a red rosette is hoping his public-facing campaign will be enough to help him join the fray and become the first Labour Alderman.
“Many residents are pleased to have the opportunity to support a Labour candidate for Alderman, though it’s also true that party politics isn’t the only consideration when choosing whom to vote for.
“Residents and small businesses want to know that you are on their side, that you will fight their corner.” Continue reading “Labour’s candidate William Campbell-Taylor on why party politics has a place in the City”