Candidate for Croydon North

Rachel Chance

Rachel Chance is an active environmentalist, campaigning with Extinction Rebellion and volunteering for Crystal Palace Transition Town. Rachel has lived in Crystal Palace for the past 7 years and loves living in Croydon.

Rachel has worked in leadership positions for over ten years in the charity sector. Running an office recycling firm, a charity web design agency and more recently working in community led housing. Running small enterprises, Rachel worked to create good jobs, with a focus on staff wellbeing, training and fair wages, something which she feels everyone should have.

Rachel is a firm believer in clean air for all through cleaner, better public transport. She is grateful for the amazing NHS care she has received and Croydon’s wonderful green spaces and will fight to preserve these.

Rachel’s priorities if elected are to:
- Take real action to tackle the climate emergency, if we want to have a future then we need a new green industrial revolution
- Put power back into people's hands through giving people a say on whether to accept any Brexit deal or remain in the EU and introducing a fair proportional election system for parliament
- Invest in good mental health services, particularly for women in the postnatal period
- Provide affordable childcare from aged 1, when parents go back to work from parental leave

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