Pressure increases to deselect Conservative MP

Last month I reported on how deselection was looming for controversial Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger:

The Conservative Party is finally catching up with just how unsuited Ian Liddell-Grainger is to being an MP (such as his cavalier disregard of personal information supplied by his constituents, his claim to personally fund his website despite the official records showing him claiming expenses for it and his airbrushing of photos to remove someone he doesn’t like, an attitude more suited to a sulky teenager).

Now a dossier has been presented to Conservative HQ, as the local paper reports:

A Conservative council leader has said he would rather another party represented Bridgwater and West Somerset in Parliament than have MP Ian Liddell-Grainger re-elected.

The comments came after West Somerset Council Conservatives sent a 125-page dossier to the Prime Minister outlining the “destructive behaviour” of Bridgwater and West Somerset’s Tory MP Mr Liddell-Grainger.

The dossier is made up of emails, letters and newspaper cuttings from a “variety of sources”, including councillors and members of the public, about the MP’s behaviour…

In January, the Mercury reported how West Somerset councillors had passed a vote of no confidence in the MP and was calling for him to be deselected.

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