Ravenmeols: Peter Maguire

Peter Maguire


Peter Maguire is Ravenmeols Ward Labour Action Team leader.

 

Cllr Maguire is an undergraduate student at Liverpool University where he studies Politics and Economics. He is a trustee for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme in Sefton.


He is a local community campaigner who works to ensure that the concerns and issues of his fellow Formby and Ince Blundell residents are tackled.
 
 
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Name:  Cllr Peter Maguire
 
Tel no:  07946 556 810
 

Email:  pmaguire10@hotmail.co.uk


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Peter Maguire and Bill Esterson


A Labour Party campaigner from Formby was elected to represent Ravenmeols Ward in May 2012.
 
Former Range High pupil and University of Liverpool Politics and Economics undergraduate Cllr Peter Maguire, was elected onto the Formby and Ince Blundell seat with a 903 majority (54% of the vote).
 
The Labour Party activist and campaigner has been an active member of the community and a leading member of the Ravenmeols Ward Labour Action Team alongside Cllr Catie Page.
 
Cllr Maguire said he was delighted to have been elected onto Sefton Council.
 
He said: "I am honoured to have been given this opportunity to represent Ravenmeols Ward on Sefton Council. 
 
"I have lived in Formby since I was a young boy and attended Holy Trinity Primary and Range High School.  I am proud of my hometown and our community with its traditional local shopping amenities, outstanding primary and secondary schools, the red squirrel reserve and the spectacular scenery we have at Formby beach.
 
"Having been brought up in Formby I know only too well the issues that concern my community. We live in a great community here in Formby and Ince Blundell, but we face serious issues which we need to contend with.
 
"We have a Tory-Lib Dem government that plans to split our town in two as part of its boundary changes. We are seeing unprecedented public sector cuts which are hitting vital local services and putting people from right here in Formby and Ince Blundell out of work. These cuts are affecting the Environment Agency who just last week revealed plans to revise its flood management because its funding from government has been slashed by the Tories and Lib Dems. This highlights that these Conservative-Liberal Democrat cuts are directly threatening our homes here in Formby and Ince Blundell.
 
"And we are seeing the Tories and Lib Dems opening the door for developers to build on our greenbelt, threatening great swathes of our countryside here in Sefton."
 
Cllr Maguire said his priorities are to fight for the interests of the people of Formby and Ince Blundell.
 

Cllr Maguire said: "In my role on Ravenmeols Labour Action Team I am already in contact with lots of members of this community and have been working closely with Cllr Catie Page and our MP Bill Esterson on their behalf. That is what I will continue to do. I will ensure that I am available at all times to help people who have issues or concerns and I will fight for the interests of this community.
 
"One of the big issues which comes up time and again when I speak to people is the rocketing cost of going to university. The Tories and Lib Dems trebled tuition fees which means that lots of young people my age are now going to struggle to go on to Higher Education. I am studying Politics and Economics at Liverpool University and I know people who say to me that this massive increase in fees will make the cost of going to university too high for them to go. They feel betrayed by the Tories and Lib Dems.
 
"Like so many of this Tory-Lib Dem government's slash and burn policies, it is ordinary people right here in Formby and Ince Blundell who are feeling the brunt of the cuts.
 
"I will continue to work with our MP, my fellow Ravenmeols Labour councillor Catie Page and the rest of the Labour Action Team to ensure that the people of Formby and Ince Blundell get the representation on Sefton Council that they deserve."