Busy day on election trail

James Lewis, chair of West Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority, (left) and Labour candidate for Calder Valley Josh Fenton-Glynn prepare for their bus journey to Blackshaw Head
James Lewis, chair of West Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority, (left) and Labour candidate for Calder Valley Josh Fenton-Glynn prepare for their bus journey to Blackshaw Head

The Labour Parliamentary candidate for the Calder Valley campaigned in all nine wards in a single day to mark 100 days to go until the General Election.

Josh Fenton-Glynn campaigned in all of the Calder Valley constituency’s wards under the slogan “100 days to make a difference”.

He talked to parents at school gates, leafleted stations and knocked on doors.

Issues raised included childcare, transport and the threat to Calderdale’s Accident and Emergency department.

Mr Fenton-Glynn said: “It’s 100 days to the General Election - that means 100 days to make a difference. We are campaigning in every ward because I want to send a clear message that I would be an MP for the whole of the Calder Valley.

“Whether you would benefit from Labour’s promise of 25 hours of free child care for children under school age, or want to see better train services, or find the cost of living crisis is making it hard to make ends meet and Labour capping fuel bills would make a difference to you, or if you are one of the thousands of people across the Calder Valley who want an MP who will fight for our NHS, I want to talk to you, and I will be an MP for you.

“I’m prepared to put the work in for this community, unlike our current MP who has only spoken in Parliament 12 times in the past year.”