Posted: Fri 8th Nov 2019

Green Party select Duncan Rees as Wrexham candidate to fight General Election for people living in or visiting the wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Friday, Nov 8th, 2019

The Green Party has today unveiled its prospective parliamentary candidate for Wrexham.

Duncan Rees, who is deputy leader of the Wales Green Party, will stand in the general election on December 12th.

Duncan has lived in Wrexham county borough for 24 years and is a member in a number of local voluntary groups, including the support group for the Wrexham – Bidston Railway line, the cycling charity Sustrans, and the Llangollen – Corwen railway in Denbighshire.

He has previously worked for the Co-op and prior to that for Oxfam.

Duncan also stood for election in Clwyd South in 2015, the Welsh Assembly election for Clwyd South in 2016, the Alyn and Deeside by-election in 2018 and earlier this year for the European Elections.

In the announcement statement, Duncan Rees says his priorities are:

– “Climate change: the Green party will invest 100 billion pounds to make a real difference, transforming the economy and creating green jobs.
– “Massive new investment in public transport in the Wrexham area: We need major investment in improving local public transport – including better and more frequent rail services with electrification of local lines, improved bus – services, and better routes for cyclists and pedestrians.
– “Transforming our community: using massive new green investment in jobs and the environment to transform Wrexham into a thriving and prosperous place – a good place to live.”

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