Meet the candidates for the Primrose ward

Meet the candidates for the Primrose ward in the South Tyneside Council elections on May 6

With council elections just around the corner, we’re shining the spotlight on South Tyneside’s candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 6.

By Chris Binding
Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 5:20 pm

Each one has been given the opportunity to tell readers why they’re running for a seat on the borough council and why people should vote for them.

Here’s what candidates standing in the Primrose ward have to say.

Walter Armstrong (Conservative Party)

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My name is Walter Armstrong. I’m delighted to be standing as the Conservative Party candidate for Primrose, the ward in which I live.

South Tyneside Council needs a strong and effective opposition that can provide scrutiny to Labour’s grip of our council.

My priority will be ensuring our town centre is more business friendly.

I would start by working hard to increase the amount of free parking in our town centre.

If elected, I would be a strong voice for the ward and work hard for the residents.

As an opposition councillor, I would also work hard to make sure council money is well spent.

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