Cardiff and Penarth election broadsheet 2012
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ELECTIONCOMMUNICATIONCardiff South & PenarthConstituency
Thursday 15 November 2012
ROB GRIFFITHS the WelshCommunistParty candidatePrinted by Spectrum Printing Unit 3B South Point,Foreshore Road Cardiff CF10 4SP and promoted by Rob Griffiths (candidate)58 Janet Street Splott Cardiff CF24 2BE
A PERSONAL MESSAGE* FROM ROB GRIFFITHS*(not written by a spin doctor from Head Office)
For a socialist MP on 15 November Vote WELSHCOMMUNISTPARTY
For more information about Communist Partypolicies go to: www.communist-party.org.ukwww.welshcommunists.org
Most people are sick of professional politicia
and so am I. You don't need another
careerist, a party hack or
some new arrival from London.
I hope you want an MP who has lived in this
community for more than a few months, who k
its problems and who will campaign with loca
people to make things better.
As your MP, I would take only the average wa
for the area. I will vote against everything tha
makes ordinary people poorer and rich peopl
richer.I won't be grovelling fo
r a junior post in
Parliament, or taking money from lobbyists or
business.I'm a socialist, brought
up and still living in the
constituency. Please don't vote for me if you
Blue, Yellow or Pink Tory who's looking for a
For more information about Welsh Communist Partypolicies send this slip to: Rick Newnham (agent) 21 Hafod Street Grangetown Cardiff CF11 6RB email: firstname.lastname@example.org 07973 857048
post code phoneemail
Britain is ruled byan arrogant, rich andcorrupt elite. Only onecandidate will opposethem without fear orfavour
Rob Griffiths is thereal local campaignerRob Griffths was brought up in Llanrumney and wentto Bryn Hafod primary school. He has lived in Splottfor the past ten years.
His mother was an NHS typist. His father was aprinter with the Empire News and the Western Mail.
Rob went to Cardiff High School, where he was in thefootball and rugby teams. He was also a member ofSplott YMCA boxing club.
He has been a construction worker, a civil servant, aparliamentary research officer, a lecturer and a tradeunion tutor. A trade unionist all his working life, he isa past Welsh president of AUEW-TASS and now amember of UNITE.
He has three daughters and five grand-children.
Rob is now the general secretary of the CommunistParty.
He has contested numerous local, Welsh Assembly,General and European elections.
He has campaigned locally against the housingleasehold system, racism and fuel price rises, and infavour of a Parliament for Wales, public services andfree Welsh-medium nursery education.
Rob is currently the chair of Cardiff Against theIncinerator.
l Use nationalised banks to provide loans tohome-buyers, small businesses and productiveindustry
l Oppose the big business policies of theEuropean Union
l BRING THE TROOPS HOME fromAfghanistan immediately
l Scrap the next generation of British nuclearweapons
If you AGREE why vote for candidates whosupport big business, privatisation and war?
l TAX the rich, big business and financialspeculation CUT VAT
l Defend jobs, industry and public services
l INCREASE pensions, benefits and studentgrants
l Invest in public sector HOUSING
l Close British-run tax havens around the world
l CUT gas and electricity prices
l Take gas, electricity, the railways and the Cityof London into PUBLIC OWNERSHIP
VOTE ROB GRIFFITHS Welsh Communist Party
Only ONE candidate in thisby-election stands for ALL
of these policies