Why I am standing for election as the Member of Parliament for Christchurch & East Dorset

Mike Cox for Christchurch & East Dorset

People ask me why I am standing for election as the Member of Parliament for Christchurch & East Dorset

I firmly believe our next MP must work hard for the issues and the policies which are important to local residents, including:

  • The quality of education in our schools and colleges
  • The state of our NHS which we all use
  • The reliability and cost of our transport network including our bus services
  • The development of our town centres including restoring our Post Offices and protecting valued local amenities like the Barrington Centre in Ferndown

I appreciate these concerns as I, personally, live in Hurn with my wife, Fiona, and our family. In total we have 4 children and 4 grandchildren.

However, actions speak louder than words, so, for many years, I have got involved in the communities I’ve lived in – over the years, I have:

  • acted as a School and College governor for 25 years,
  • served as a London Councillor for 8 years
  • worked for several local charities and

This year I was elected as a Christchurch Town Councillor for Priory ward and BCP Councillor for Christchurch Town ward

Professionally, I am a Chartered Accountant who set up his own business and built it into a national practice and am now involved as a non executive in businesses ranging from finance to engineering.

Why Vote Liberal Democrat?

  • We will stop Brexit by revoking Article 50 and start addressing the problems of inequality, climate change and investment in infrastructure, building a fairer, more sustainable country
  • We will put billions into our NHS and Schools, but we will show how we will pay for this.
  • We will protect the vulnerable in society, expanding mental health care, protecting our adult social care and keeping pensions safe.

Liberal Democrats demand better for Britain. We want a Britain which is Open, Tolerant and United.

On election day you will have a Choice – Make it the Right Choice.

Change the future of Britain by voting for Mike Cox – the New Voice of Christchurch and East Dorset.

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