Dr Yasmin Zalzala: Manchester Withington

April 21, 2010

This is one of my series of articles on some of the Independent candidates standing at this election. If you want to see a fuller list please go here.

However, I don’t pretend that this is an exhaustive list, you can see more independents on the Independent Network’s website here.

My view is that as an electorate we need more independents to stand – we need more choice about who will represent us. As we have seen from the recent scandals that have hit Westminster, MPs from the main parties all seem to be part of the same ‘club’. To be truly represented we need people that are not part of that club. If you’re constituency has an independent standing, please take the time to consider the difference that having a true member of the local community can bring to you – someone who is working for the constituency and not for the party or their political career.

Dr Yasmin Zalzala

Manchester Withington

Why do you want to be an MP?
Because I want to make the world a better place and help people live happier lifes

Why do you want to stand as an independent?
Because the Party System has let me down

What are the main issues facing your constituency?
Unemployment, Huge Blocks of Housing/Flats, Shortage of School places

How do you think you can make a difference?
Greater influence with planning, building new schools, appropriate planning

What are your five main manifesto points?
Landlord registration scheme, Accountable police, Improve access to justice, Better planning control, Effective consultation with people

What one thing would you like to say to voters in your constituency?
I am better for the constituency than the party man/woman

Where can voters find out more?
Through my leaflets and by ringing me directly or through my blogs. However, I am working to have my own website