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Local Elections 2021: Messages to social workers from Mayoral candidates

BASW has approached candidates across some of the Mayoral elections in England

In the lead up to the local elections on 6 May, BASW has approached candidates across some of the Mayoral elections in England, to seek their views and vision for social work in their respective regions.

So far, we have received responses from candidates in the following regions:

  • West Midlands
  • West of England
  • London
  • West Yorkshire
  • Tees Valley
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The responses that we've received so far are available to read and download below. 

West Midlands

Jenny Wilkinson (Liberal Democrats)

Steve Caudwell (Green)

West of England

Dan Norris (Labour)

Samuel Williams (Conservatives)


Luisa Porritt (Liberal Democrats)

West Yorkshire

Stewart Golton (Liberal Democrats)

Andrew Cooper (Green)

Tees Valley

Jessie Joe Jacobs (Labour)

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Nik Johnson (Labour)