MP can­di­dates re­vealed

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

THE list of can­di­dates to fight the Uxbridge and South Ruis­lip Con­ser­va­tive nom­i­na­tion bat­tle has been re­leased.

Join­ing the widely touted Boris John­son and Hilling­don coun­cil­lor David Simmonds, is bar­ris­ter Suella Fer­nan­des, who un­suc­cess­fully fought the Le­ices­ter East seat in 2005.

She is co-founder and chair­man of the Africa Jus­tice Foun­da­tion, a grad­u­ate of Queen’s Col­lege, Cam­bridge, and chaired the univer­sity’s Con­ser­va­tive As­so­ci­a­tion.

Si­mon Dud­ley is com­ing home: born in Hilling­don, he is a coun­cil­lor and the cab­i­net mem­ber for fi­nance of the Royal Bor­ough of Wind­sor and Maiden­head. He also that au­thor­ity’s deputy leader and a banker by pro­fes­sion.

Mr Dud­ley founded the Holy­port Col­lege free school and, like Mr John­son, op­poses a third run­way at Heathrow Air­port.

“We would like to thank all ap­pli­cants who took the time to ap­ply and look for­ward to se­lect­ing our Prospec­tive Par­lia­men­tary Can­di­date on Fri­day,” said Coun­cil­lor Wayne Bridges, chair­man of the Uxbridge and South Ruis­lip Con­ser­va­tive As­so­ci­a­tion.

Its mem­bers will meet at Ruis­lip High School in Sid­mouth Drive on Fri­day evening to make their choice. In to­tal, 62 peo­ple ap­plied to re­place Sir John Ran­dall.

See getwest­lon­don.co. uk for the decision and re­ac­tion

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