The Liberal Democrats announced the party’s new parliamentary candidate for Beaconsfield.

The party, who currently sit in the opposition in Westminster, named Anna Crabtree as the prospective parliamentary candidate for Beaconsfield on Friday to challenge the seat currently held by Joy Morrissey MP.  

Since its establishment as constituency in 1974, majority of Beaconsfield voters have supported the Conservative candidate in general elections.

Ms Crabtree “looked forward to” meeting residents soon following her selection.

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She commented: “I am honoured to have been selected to represent you and will be working hard between now and the next General Election to improve our voice in the Beaconsfield constituency.

“I think it's important that an MP listens to and stands up for the issues that matter to their constituents.

“I would like to stand up for the issues that matter to you, whether that be addressing the cost of living crisis, educating our children properly or protecting the environment.

“If there are particular issues affecting you or those around you, please do get in touch to let me know and I will do what I can to help.”

Rob Castell also applied for the Liberal Democrat seat. 

The government led by Rishi Sunak is yet to announce the exact date of the next general election, which is expected to be held no later than January 2025. 

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