Jessie Joe Jacobs is standing to be Tees Valley Mayor next year and should she win, she will be the UK’s first female metro mayor. She plans to ensure that we have a balanced plan for people and places to thrive, ensuring women are given the priority they deserve. She wants to be a champion for women’s empowerment and women’s well being and she will also lift my voice to challenge violence against women in all its forms.
It is for this reason that we need more women in political positions, more women leading our councils.Read more
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