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Neil Taylor is standing in the Timperley Ward in Trafford. 

 

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Neil Taylor is standing in the Timperley Ward at this years local elections.

Find out about his local connections.

 

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At a recent full council meeting your local Conservatives voted AGAINST PROTECTING YOUR GREEN SPACE,, and greenbelt land such as that at Timperley Wedge and Carrington. This also includes urban green space, trees and vegetation.

The local Conservatives are saying one thing, but doing another. 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is what your local Conservatives voted against, in full.

This Council notes the contrasting statements from National Government and GM in relation to assessed housing need in the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF). 

The council also notes the many delays in revising the document, which still contains the release of significant amounts of green belt.  Council recognises that the revised GMSF reduces the number of units on the greenbelt. However, Council is concerned that Trafford is still loosing large areas of green belt land. 

Council notes that in November 2018’s Climate Emergency motion, all parties agreed that the impacts of climate change, are so severe that governments at all levels must work together and make this their top priority. In the same decision, Council also committed to seek advice from experts to develop a carbon budget and set a challenging target date for carbon neutrality in Trafford. 

This commitment to meeting our climate change responsibilities means that: 

(i)       We must do what we can to protect all our greenspaces, in particular greenbelt land such as that at Timperley Wedge and Carrington. This also includes urban green space, trees and vegetation. 

(ii)     We must protect natural carbon sinks like the wetlands at Carrington Moss and elsewhere, as well as Sites of Biological Importance.

 (iii)   We must ask for massively increased support for public and active transport. 

(iv)    Trafford Council cannot commit to the increase in air travel projected in this draft of the GMSF.

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Are you worried about the greenbelt that could be lost at the Timperley Wedge? I am and that is for sure. Please can you spend a moment and contact me via THIS LINK.

Are you on Facebook? Please come and join the Save The Greenbelt - Save Timperley Wedge Facebook Group all you need to do is just follow THIS LINK

For information on everything with easy to follow links, please take a looks at The Wellgreen .org.uk website and be sure to join the mailing list. 

Other areas like Carrington Moss are also under threat.

 

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Andy Burnham Mayor for great Manchester promised to protect our greenbelt. This promise like many things he has said has turned out to just be words, and no action.
54 NEW developments in greater Manchester are proposed.  Here in Trafford some green areas became a political football pitch in 2018 and the Conservatives lost control over plans to build on areas like Flixton.
 It comes as no surprise that marginal wards like Flixton have been taken out of the equation!

Post 2018 local Trafford elections the Lib Dem group formed a pact with Labour to form a local coalition. Part of that deal was that the “Timperley Wedge” would be saved from development.
Here we see the statement that the Lib Dems put out saying the green belt would be  saved to be totally fiction, and the Timperley wedge is now on the cards for development.
The local Conservatives had their eye  on the Timperley wedge so please take no nonsense from any propaganda that will spew your way from them.

Neil Taylor from the Trafford Liberal Party states “This is a huge disappointment, but not a surprise. The mayor of greater Manchester Andy Burnham is a man of words, but little action he has let us down.
 The local Lib Dems are left weak in the pact they have with the local Labour group, do not trust them on the deals that they claimed to have made. I warned last year that this day would come, please see the Vlog that I did warning about this. Here in Trafford I will do what I can to save our green belt areas from unnecessary development. “

Extract below taken from the Manchester Evening News:

“Arguably the borough that saw the biggest political ructions as a result of 2016’s plan.
The then-Tory administration had earmarked land around Flixton Station - including the William Wroe golf course - for 750 homes, but the backlash was immediate.
Ultimately a vociferous campaign, backed by Labour, helped to see the Conservatives lose control of the council at the following local election.That site has now, unsurprisingly, been taken out by the new administration, but the two chunkier green belt developments proposed in the original draft remain in place.”

Timperley Wedge: 2,400 homes, 60,000 sq m employment space are the new proposal. Nevertheless plans have been trimmed since the 2016 version, reducing the number of proposed homes from 3,300.

People are going to be very angry about these plans, please get involved locally to save the small areas of green belt that we have.

Michael Le Vell - Kevin Webster NOT aware about the greenbelt destruction.

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We would like to thank the people that voted The Liberal Party for Wayne Harrison (Hale Central) and Neil Taylor (Timperley) at the May 3rd local elections.

As a new party here in Trafford we have a lot to do, and perhaps you would like to come and join us.

As we watched Trafford Council go into no overall control on May 3rd 2018 we will be watching to what the developments on this will be.
So far Labour have been doing a lot of talk about wards north of the Borough, and they already mention the  scrapping of development on green belt in Flixton, but we have big concerns about the proposed plans for The Timperley Wedge and The Trafford Liberal Party want to see these plans scrapped.

 

Why not sign up and become a member of The Liberal Party.
Please visit our  contact Page by clicking the following link  ->Trafford Liberals

Trafford, vote share:
Lab: 47.3% (+9.1)
Con: 36.8% (-2.0)
LDem: 7.3% (-0.5)
Grn: 6.4% (-2.8)
UKIP: 1.2% (-4.7)

Results of seats up:
Lab: 13 (+4)
Con: 7 (-5)
Grn: 2 (+2)
LDem: 0 (-1)
Chgs. w/ 2014

Shame there are no stats for The Liberal Party / Independants. 

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Neil Taylor who is standing in the Timperley Ward says a few words about his connections with Timperley.
Other candidates just parachute in with no local connections.
In this years local elections you have a chance to put a Liberal Voice back in Timperley.
Can you help Neil in Timperley? Just let us know by clicking on THIS LINK

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We are happy to announce that the Liberal Party will have two Liberal candidates in this year’s May local elections.
Neil Taylor former Timperley ward Councillor will be sitting in his old ward of Timperley, and Wayne Harrison will be sitting in Hale Central.

This will be the first time in 30 years that you get a chance to vote for a true Liberal Candidate.

Here are a few words from Wayne Harrison.
Wayne is a wheelchair user and has cerebral palsy; his main issues are disabled rights and access along with many other things.

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