candidates to stand in General Election in Burnham-On-Sea
candidates have this week formally announced that they are to stand
in next month's General Election to become Burnham-On-Sea's next
James Heappey, Liberal Democrat Tessa Munt, Labour's Andy Merryfield
and the Christian Peoples Alliance's Lorna Corke were last night
(Thursday) announced as the candidates.
across the Wells constituency - which includes the Burnham-On-Sea
area - will be voting in the election on Thursday, June 8th.
aren't contesting the seat for the election. The UKIP Wells Association
Branch chair said their committee had voted unanimously not to stand
a candidate because they are broadly supportive of Theresa May's
Green Party - which stood last time - has also decided not to run
a candidate in this election.
Munt won the seat by 800 votes in 2010, and then lost out to Conservative
James Heappey in
2015, but immediately announced her intentions to stand again.
the last General Election in May 2015, Mr Heappey won the Wells
seat with a majority of 7,585 votes, or 46.1% of the vote over Tessa
left to right - Conservative James Heappey, Liberal Democrat Tessa
Munt, Labour's Andy Merryfield and Christian Peoples Alliance's