Lib Dem candidate stands aside to avoid 'nightmare' of Tory win

Lib Dem candidate stands aside to avoid 'nightmare' of Tory win
 

The Liberal Democrat candidate in a marginal Labour seat has unilaterally decided to stand down, saying that while the two parties could not agree on a pact he wanted to avoid the “nightmare” of handing the constituency back to the Conservatives.
In an article for the Guardian, Tim Walker said that while he did not trust Jeremy Corbyn on Brexit, he wanted to give Rosie Duffield, the Labour candidate who took Canterbury from the Tories for the first time in 2017 by just 187 votes, the best chance of winning.
The announcement of his candidacy had dismayed some Lib Dems, who argued that while... read more

 
12 November 2019 in Politics, Views: 80
Source: Guardian
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