Melanie Roberts, Green Party Candidate for Hyde Werneth


I am Melanie Roberts and I am Your Green Party Candidate for Hyde Werneth.
As a technology teacher and potter I believe that the environmental and social ideas the Green Party raises are worth your consideration.
Instead of a programme of cuts the Green Party proposes measures including workforce training, investment in renewables, public transport, insulation, social housing and waste management.
The bailed out banks have failed to give desperately needed credit to families and independent businesses. We want a fair financial deal, with community banks, credit unions and mutuals providing realistic loans to local people. They should be making the decisions that affect their everyday lives.
I would oppose any fracking for shale gas in Tameside and any development on Green Belt land anywhere in the Borough. Brownfield sites should be used for much needed affordable housing.