I have represented Basingstoke in Westminster for the past 10 years.
I want Basingstoke to be positively the best place to live: more jobs, lower taxes, better services.
Basingstoke is one of the top ten centres of employment in the South East, and supporting local businesses is one of Maria’s key priorities
Having worked in business for almost 20 years before becoming an MP, Maria has first hand experience.
“Basingstoke remains an attractive place
Basingstoke is a great place to live and Maria wants to keep it that way. Lower taxes puts money back into people’s pockets.
“More money in people’s pockets means they can choose how to spend it, which in turn can benefit the local economy. 45 000 people have seen their taxes cut in
Maria believe it is important to residents to protect the quality of life we have in Basingstoke. That means local services need to expand before new houses are built, something that hasn’t always happened in the past.
“Over the past 5 years Basingstoke has secured £35million to improve
There is nothing more important than the NHS – it is a service we all rely on. We all have a moral obligation to make sure it provides the best care possible and is there for everyone who needs it.
Over the past 5 years spending on the NHS has rightly increased every single year to make
Maria has been Basingstoke’s MP for 10 years.
Her 20 years’ experience in business makes her well placed to represent Basingstoke in Westminster.
As a working mum she has championed the modernisation of the workplace, spoken out for the need to invest in Basingstoke’s success and
Maria established the Sustainable Basingstoke Forum in February 2012 to highlight the importance of environmental issues in Basingstoke and to bring together some of the wide array of local environmental and biodiversity groups. The Forum offers an opportunity for organizations to meet regularly