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What do the different political parties stand for?

That’s a tricky question, and it’s difficult to explain without making judgments.

We’re not going to tell you who to vote for – so we are going to point you in the direction of the parties and their commitments.

Think about the policy areas you care about, and the decisions you agree or disagree with.


The political parties and candidates who are hoping to be elected to your local council might publish their own manifestos. These manifestos will say what they want to do if they’re elected. For example, a local candidate may promise to improve local recycling services or help to start a new youth club. You can find these on their social media pages and by searching online.

The things that matter to you are important. Think about what is important to you when reading manifestos and look out for what candidates promise to do. Make your voice heard.

Still not sure who to vote for?

If you’ve got questions about specific policy areas you’re interested in as the election campaign begins, get in touch and we’ll do our best to help.

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