Labour candidates in the East Riding Council elections are hoping to make gains at the expense of outgoing Tory candidates.
Campaigners say that response on the doorstep has been robust with residents complaining about overdevelopment with lack of infrastructure, cuts in spending on youth services, schools and elderly care.
Following the recent surge in Labour Party membership, East Riding Labour Party will be fielding 61 candidates. The party will have candidates across all 26 wards in the elections to County Hall on May 2nd.
Families will be at the heart of the campaign when East Riding Labour launches its assault on Tory-held seats at County Hall.
Campaigners will be out in force on Saturday morning in support of the Post Office workers campaign to prevent the franchising of the town’s Crown post office to WH Smith.
Post Office managers are currently ‘consulting.roposals to transfer the town’s postal services to the high street stationer. The post office has been operating from its current site for over 100 years.
Beverley’s Labour Party members have hit out at the Budget branding it nothing more than ‘smoke and mirrors’ adding it will fuel poverty.
Labour’s comments come after the Phillip Hammond delivered his 2018 Autumn Budget. In the budget additional money for schools, defence, the NHS and local authorities was all made available by the Chancellor.