General Election 2017: Candidate statement – Dr Luckson Francis Augustine, Independent

18447027_452810048405486_5732978369519878382_nAs part of our general election coverage The Reporter aims to publish statements from each of the candidates standing in Wythenshawe and Sale East. Today it is the turn of Independent candidate, Dr Luckson Francis Augustine.

As a Sale resident, Luckson is honoured to have been selected to stand as Independent Parliamentary M.P candidate in the coming General Election on the 8th June 2017.As an experienced Politician, Businessman, Volunteer and campaigner, Luckson knows that community safety and services are very important to all of us.
Luckson is promising to all voters that if he would be selected as M. P for, Wythenshawe and Sale East , every resident in this constituency can contact him directly on his mobile number. Also, if he is in the constituency, every day any resident can meet him at his Sale home from 10 am until 12pm, with no appointment required to listen to all the concerns and work with the residents to get the best services that everyone need.
His primary promise to every resident is that he will give 50% of his M.P salary towards the local food bank in the constituency.
Every individual who are over 16 years should have a house/flat to live in.
People who stayed over 5 years in the same council or housing association property, should not have a bedroom tax.
Waiting time for houses should be reduced from 10 years to 2 years. In 2 years, we should make 200 houses. Every year, a minimum of 100 houses should be built in Wythenshawe.
All children in primary school should have free meals.
All High School students, whose parents are earning below £20k, should have free meals from their school.
I will focus on supporting young people in employment.
I will support and focus on activities that improve people’s health.
Free gyms to all children under 16 years and adults above 65 years.
Every household with an earning of £20k or below should have a free weekly supply of Bread, Butter, Eggs,2 litre of Milk,1kg carrots,5kg potatoes, 5kg of Rice and 5 kg of pasta.
There should be good facilities for young children to play in the playgrounds and more parks will be needed to be built in the constituency.
We will be obtaining funds for the provision of bicycle for all under 13 years old.
Every household earning below £25k, should be provided with a computer or a laptop with free internet connection.
There should be more provision of road safety procedures implemented in the road.
There should be more support to local businesses and should provide up to £3k to set up any businesses in the constituency.
We will work our best to get business rates to be reduced to 40% from the current rates.
There will be no business rates for new businesses for the first one year inside the constituency.
We will make arrangements for all children under 16 to get two free pairs of school uniform every year.
We will make plans for a free grammar school inside Wythenshawe.
We will focus on more community projects for all young children, youth, adults and elderly.
We will Increase the number of Police officers in this constituency.

Luckson was in politics for the last 20 years. He started his political career from Kerala which is south part of India, when his age of 17 years from Kerala Students union(KSU). He is Roman Catholic and member of Syromalabar Catholic Church which is under Rome. His wife, Dr Manju Luckson,  works in the NHS and he has three children, Livia, Elvia and Ellis. His extra activities, cycling, gym, reading books, playing cricket and football. He is a Manchester United fan who has a Doctorate in Business Enterpreneur Management . You can contact Luckson on 07834545818 or

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