Posts Tagged “somerton and frome”

David Rendel selected as Lib Dem PPC for Somerton and Frome

by Stephen Tall on September 7, 2014

Congratulations to former Lib Dem MP for Newbury, David, Rendel, who was last night selected by Lib Dem members in Somerton and Frome as the party’s parliamentary candidate for the May 2015 general election. David will be attempting to retain David Heath’s seat, won in 2010 with a majority of 1,817 over the Tories. The […]

UPDATED: Sarah Yong stands down as Lib Dem candidate for marginal seat of Somerton and Frome

by Stephen Tall on July 14, 2014

It’s six months since Sarah Yong was selected as the Lib Dem candidate for Somerton and Frome, held by David Heath since 1997. Today she’s announced her decision to stand down. Here’s the letter she’s sent to her local paper, announcing the news: Dear Editor, I just wanted to let you know that it is […]

++ David Heath announces he will stand down as an MP in 2015

by Stephen Tall on October 11, 2013

Lib Dem MP for Somerton and Frome David Heath, who earlier this week lost his rural affairs ministerial job, will stand down at the next election: OFFICIAL: David Heath MP has announced he will stand down as an MP in 2015. — Claire Hudson (@Clairefrome) October 11, 2013   Elected in 1997 by just 130 […]