Munt selected as Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Burnham
Munt has this week been re-selected by Liberal Democrats as their
Parliamentary candidate for the next General Election in the Wells
constituency which includes Burnham-On-Sea.
was chosen from a shortlist of three at a selection meeting on Wednesday
evening (May 30th).
of Wells Liberal Democrats, Rosemary Hasler, said: "We have
made our choice from an excellent field. Many congratulations to
Tessa, who is already well known to local residents and businesspeople.
I'm very much looking forward to working with Tessa again."
was MP for Wells Constituency from 2010 until 2015 and was elected
as Somerset County Councillor for Wells last year.
said: "I am really honoured to be selected by the Lib Dems
to be the Parliamentary candidate for the Wells constituency. For
over 40 years, the Lib Dems have been the only challengers to the
Conservatives in this area."
country faces tough challenges over the next few years. Brexit is
taking up all the time in Parliament and making us more inward looking,
whilst huge global issues like climate change continue to threaten
our way of life without any real action or reaction from the current
have people sleeping on the streets, a welfare system which doesnt
help those who desperately need it and care homes and hospitals
with closed wards and beds and no real hope of finding staff. Wells
needs someone to stand up for all our communities and hold fast
to her principles. Ill do exactly that!"