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Only two of the Labour Party’s 32 candidates for the upcoming local elections have bothered to answer questions put to them by Friends of the Earth.
The traditional pre-election survey, which takes a lot of work to organise(done by volunteers) goes out to almost all candidates for local authority seats across Greater Manchester.
For Manchester, where 32 council seats are up for grabs, the current response rates are as follows
Liberal Democrats: 6
So nice to see how much the Labour party, which currently has all 96 council seats, cares about environmental issues. It’s almost as if they are complacent about total victory in May.