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Change In Brexit Party Candidate For Scarborough and Whitby

Change In Brexit Party Candidate For Scarborough and Whitby

Published by Local Democracy Reporter Carl Gavaghan at 10:18am 11th November 2019.

There has been a change in the Brexit Party candidate standing in the Scarborough and Whitby constituency in next month’s general election.

Aleshea Westwood announced on Twitter that she will be standing in the constituency for the Brexit Party, not Robert Andersen as the party had previously said.

Aleshea Westwood
Aleshea Westwood

No reason has yet been given for the change.

Mrs Westwood had been due to stand for the party in the neighbouring constituency of Thirsk, Malton and Filey.

She tweeted:

“Standing for The Brexit Party in Scarborough and Whitby #changepoliticsforthe good.”

The Brexit Party has been approached for a comment.

She joins fellow confirmed candidates Lee Derrick (Yorkshire Party), Hugo Fearnley (Labour), Robert Goodwill (Conservative) and Robert Graham Lockwood (Liberal Democrats) for the December 12 election.

The Green Party is not fielding a candidate.

The full list of candidates will be revealed on Thursday (14th).


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JohnfromScarborough, on 11th November 2019 11:01am
Ms Westwood was announced as being the candidate for Thirsk and Malton several months ago. Bit odd to change now given that she has presumably being canvassing in Thirsk and Malton for some time?

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