I'm the Labour Party candidate for Metro Mayor of the Tees Valley.
Jessie is standing for Metro Mayor of Tees Valley
My name is Jessie Joe Jacobs, and I am proud to be standing as the Labour Party’s candidate to be the Metro Mayor of the Tees Valley.
The Tees Valley is in my blood: I was born and raised here, started community businesses here, and pioneered and championed change. It is the place that I love and I am proud to call it my home.
Over the years we face faced many challenges, and yet, it is a place brimming with potential, despite the statistics there is a personality and vibrancy and a Teesside spirit that is fighting back.
We have a responsibility now more than ever to ensure the Tees Valley reaches it’s full potential. To push beyond what we ever felt possible, to become a great place to live, work, invest and play. To do that, it will take courage, leadership, unity and vision.
For too long, we have allowed differences to divide us and fear to hold us back. But things are changing. We are going to need to face the future bravely and we are going to rebuild and transform Teesside, Darlington and the Tees Valley region together.