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Chelmsford City commuters were making their way back to work after the Christmas break. The 3rd January is seen as the first day Chelmsford_Rail_Fail_Richard_giving_out_leaflet.JPGback for many and commuters return to the annual increase in Rail Fares. Across the country fares have risen on average by 27%, increasing far faster than wages, in Chelmsford the commuter from Chelmsford City to Liverpool Street station, has gone up, since the Tories took over in 2010 by 15%

Chelmsford Labour's Richard Hyland was at the station to hand out leaflets to raise awareness of Labours alternative to profitering of passengers. Alongside TUC members, Action for Rail and Labour Party Members were BBC Essex, Heart Radio and ITV Anglia news came to cover the issue. 

Richard Hyland said "A number of commuters took the time to stop and praise Chelmsford Labour Party for being here today, being in touch with City residents concerns and offering an alternative to the current administrations #RailFail."

ITV Anglia spoke with Richard Hyland, Labour's Candidate for Chelmsford West District in this May's Essex County Council Election. "It just adds to the frustration, what people want to do its get to work, on time and we really a service provide that is reliable, effective and fair." richard_hyland_stream_img.jpg

Rail fares are rising
• Since the Tories came to power rail fares have rocketed by 27 per cent
• That is a rise three times faster than wages
• The cost of some season tickets will have risen by over 40 per cent


Under investment is leading to chaos and cost to commuters
• Commuters were always told that higher fares would fund investment, but vital projects have been delayed for years
• Passengers are paying even more to travel on increasingly overcrowded and unreliable trains
• The Tories are failing working people and have no answers to the big challenges facing Britain
Labour has an alternative plan for railways. Labour will:
• Bring railways into public ownership
• Put passengers first and keep fares down
• Invest in our railways

Find out more from the media coverage of this campaign

http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/update/2017-01-03/campaigners-stage-protests-over-rail-fares-increase/

Richard Hyland Campaigning for Chelmsford City and Essex Commuters

Chelmsford City commuters were making their way back to work after the Christmas break. The 3rd January is seen as the first day back for many and commuters return to...

Richard HYLAND  was chosen as our delegate to Labour Party Conference and was recently asked to deliver his conference feedback at recent ALL Members meeting2016_Labour_Conference_Entrance.JPG

Richard used a combination of presentation, picture showcase to give an insiders view and preamble before taking questions from the floor. Click here to see the presentation.

Richard HYLAND conference feedback

Richard HYLAND  was chosen as our delegate to Labour Party Conference and was recently asked to deliver his conference feedback at recent ALL Members meeting

CHELMSFORD Labour Party has selected Galleywood parish councillor Richard Hyland as the county council candidate for Chelmsford West.


Selection_Success_Richard_CWN.JPGThe experienced campaigner was selected on Saturday October 22 by Labour members following a meeting at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Forest Drive, Chelmsford.

The county council elections, on May 4 2017, will decide which party has responsibility for Essex’s schools, roads and children’s services.

Richard Hyland said: “I’m honoured to be chosen as Labour’s candidate for Chelmsford West. It is important i hear about local issues and how i can help support change in Chelmsford West. Let me know your priorities contact me via email on campaigning@chelmsfordlabourparty.co.uk"

Richard HYLAND chosen as Chelmsford West Candidate

CHELMSFORD Labour Party has selected Galleywood parish councillor Richard Hyland as the county council candidate for Chelmsford West.

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