To be printed in the Salford Advertiser on the 26th April ! Published on April 10 2012 by mikemouldingcommunity-action No more than 250 words to be published in the Salford Advertiser on the 26th April in support of my candidature for Salford Mayor :- "As your Mayor I would :- Expose Salford's political fraudsters. Review the cities association with the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities and seek its abolition as an expensive tier of government we dont need. Reduce your Council Tax. End Salford's public transport rip off and campaign for free public transport for all. Protect Salford's heritage and stop the destruction of "Real" Salford. Implement a zero-tolerance to crime and anti-social behaviour. Equalise Council spending throughout the city. Confront housing associations who rip their tenants off with excessive rent increases. Reduce council housing rents. Review the cities Allotments Strategy so no-one has to wait more than 6 months for an allotment. Protect all front line services and oppose cuts in jobs. Develop an anti-poverty strategy to ensure all council services are affordable to those on low incomes and to help Salford families get out of poverty. Review the Chapel St "FIASCO". Build more affordable housing including social housing to help Salford's housing crisis, reduce the cities homelessness and create jobs. Hold weekly surgeries. Review local community committee's and give them more power to spend more of your Council Tax in your area. Remove waste, inefficiency and corrupt practises. Introduce circular bus routes for Salford. Care for our vulnerable, the homeless, the elderly, people with disabilities. Stand up for Salford within the region, in the UK and internationally as a city people can do business with. We campaigned for a Mayor - I promise to work for Salford and for you."