Candidate statement: Bepi Pezzulli

The Reform UK candidate for Finchley and Golders Green

Bepi Pezzulli, Reform UK candidate for Finchley and Golders Green
Bepi Pezzulli, Reform UK candidate for Finchley and Golders Green

The “woke” culture is not just annoying—it’s toxic. It silences debate and turns common sense on its head. We need to push back against this nonsense and stand up for free speech and rational thinking.

When the government raises taxes, it’s to cover up its own failures. You shouldn’t pay for inefficient management. I believe in fiscal discipline and reducing debt, ensuring our economy thrives on productivity and innovation.

Uncontrolled immigration isn’t just a talking point; it’s a reality that affects our services, housing, and safety. We need sensible immigration policies that work for everyone, not just for the sake of political correctness.

Israel is a vital part of the Middle East, with every right to defend itself when attacked. I support Israel’s right to pursue victory and secure peace for its people.

I’ve lived and worked around the world—from the USA to Italy, Luxembourg and the UK. This makes me a global citizen with a dash of Italian cool, a sprinkle of Latin groove, American energy, and a touch of English reserve. In London, I’m like a duck to water.

To the radical left, everything sensible seems “far-right,” whether it’s free markets or recognizing biological gender. I champion the values that truly matter to our community. Even my photo might suggest to the left eye that I’m either a televangelist or a Republican congressman. In fact, I’m here to serve you with integrity and a Jewish sense of humour.

Thank you for your support.

You can read an overview of the contest here and statements six of the other candidates as follows: Alex Deane – Conservative, Brendan Donnelly – Rejoin EU, Sarah Hoyle – Liberal Democrats, Katharine Murphy – Party of Women, Steve Parsons – Green Party and Sarah Sackman – Labour.

Barnet Post approached Independent candidate Michael Shad for a statement but we have not received one.

Note: Barnet Post approached all candidates for the borough’s seats and offered them the opportunity to make a 250-word statement. The purpose of these statements is to give voters the clearest possible understanding of the perspectives of people who are asking for their support. In doing this, we acknowledge that some views expressed my cause offence and distress and apologise if this is the case.

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