PCS has contacted party leaders across the region on this year's pledges. View the 2012 election pledges. The following responses have been received:
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition says:
“No to Cuts and Privatisation! Make the Bosses Pay!" (www.tusc.org.uk)
It’s about time the people of Portsmouth had a councillor who stands against the cuts and puts the interests of ordinary people before the interests of the billionaires and bankers.
If elected I pledge to be a constant thorn in the side of all politicians who want to cut public services.