Wandsworth Liberal Democrats select candidates

Last week local members of the Liberal Democrats in Wandsworth chose their prospective parliamentary candidates to fight the General Election on 7 May 2015.

In Battersea their candidate is Luke Taylor, in Putney it is Andy Hallett, and in Tooting it is Phil Ling.

Speaking for Wandsworth Liberal Democrats, Matthew Green said, “I am delighted that we have three such young and energetic candidates in place. The party always does its best here in general elections. There are a lot of younger voters in the Wandsworth constituencies, with strongly-felt liberal values. The Liberal Democrats have led the way on liberal issues, from equal marriage for gay people to privacy on the internet. We look forward to presenting our case to the borough’s residents of all ages and backgrounds.”


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