Sudbury and Great Cornard Labour Party has selected Jack Owen, Luke Cresswell and Sarah Page as their candidates for the County Council elections to be held on 4th May 2017. The theme of the campaign will be ‘Care, not Cuts’ as the Tory administration look to further savage the services people in Sudbury rely on.
Former Mayor, Jack Owen, will be standing in the Sudbury Division, whilst local campaigner Luke Cresswell has been selected for Sudbury East and Waldingfield and Sarah Page for Great Cornard.
Mr Owen served as the county councillor for Sudbury between 2005 and 2009 and represented Sudbury East on Babergh District Council from 2011 to 2015. He is also a long standing councillor on Sudbury Town Council. Jack is well known for his tireless work around the town and will use the
Mr Owen said; “I am delighted to have received the nomination, but now the hard work begins. Sudbury is at a crossroads. There are many issues facing our town, the Hamilton Road and bus station problem, the ongoing discussions about the future of Belle Vue Park and the old tax office; and the ever worsening traffic problems in the town. We need solutions to these problems for the long term.
“We know from bitter experience that the Tories on the county council in Ipswich do not care about Sudbury and we are constantly overlooked by them. They do not have the best interests of the people of the town at heart, but I do. It is time to put this right. My pledge is to listen and to act in the best interests of the town.”