“As your councillor, I vow to be the eyes and ears of the community – always listening, always accessible and always campaigning for the people
of Claremont.” Mike Pevitt
"On Thursday 5th October, Claremont residents will have the chance to elect a new councillor to represent them in the Claremont ward.
The by election has been caused by the sad death of Joe Murphy. Joe had been a councillor serving the city with distinction since 1971. I hope that you will give me the opportunity to follow in his footsteps.
I promise to be a hard working Labour Councillor, fighting for Claremont and the people who live here. Somebody with his ear to the ground, a known community champion with a proven track record of getting things done.
A vote for Labour will send a clear message to the Government that the residents of Claremont are fed up of all the unnecessary cuts being imposed on us.
If you want to talk to me about any of the issues that are concerning you, don’t hesitate to give me a call or send me an email."
Working with the Community
Friends of Light Oaks Park is a group of local people who want to see the park grow and prosper as a community asset. They set a fine example of what can be achieved when people work together.
Protecting our Open Spaces
Local residents are rightly concerned about the future of the Duncan Mathieson Playing Fields and the potential loss of amenities for our young people. Along with my other two Labour colleagues, Councillors Barbara Bentham and Neil Reynolds, I will work with the residents to protect the green space and deliver the best possible solution for the community.
Preventing Traffic Chaos
The roads in Claremont are gridlocked every morning and every evening. This unsatisfactory situation cannot be allowed to continue. I will work with residents and council officers to achieve a solution.