No to elected mayors campaign launch website

Today sees the launch of, a website to support the campaign for a No vote in the referendum for elected mayors in Newcastle.

The site details the argument against an elected mayor for Newcastle and will be expanded over the coming weeks to include alternative ways forward that would better server the people of Newcastle.

The campaign for elected mayors may focus on big personalities and be supported political parties that don’t usually appeal to the electorate in Newcastle but there are many reasons to look past this and focus on the real issues.

The campaign for a No vote in the mayoral referendum spans political parties and strongly believes that the people of Newcastle will not benefit from a Yes vote and will be hoping to get this message across to the electorate in the run up to the elections on May 3rd 2012.

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