Day: September 14, 2014

Charlotte Barnes, the Lib Dem Shropshire Councillor for Bishops Castle, was last night selected by an overwhelming majority of local Liberal Democrats to contest the Ludlow seat at next year’s General Election. Speaking after the selection meeting at the Bishop Mascall Centre in Ludlow on Saturday, Charlotte said: It’s a great honour to be selected to represent the Lib Dems in next year’s contest. I will be following in the footsteps of great local campaigners such as Matthew Green and Heather Kidd. “We face some real challenges in this rural part of Shropshire. We are often neglected by both Central Government and the County. The threat of our hospital services disappearing, falling school rolls and a chaotic slash and burn council are just some of the problems our area faces. Charlotte has built a reputation as a strong local campaigner since her election to Shropshire Council, fighting on issues such…

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