Rod Cantrill is the Lib Dem Prospective Parliamentary Candidate in Cambridge

Earlier tonight, Liberal Democrat members in Cambridge took part in a hustings to select one from the shortlist of five to be the party’s new Prospective Parliamentary Candidate (PPC). Julian Huppert had previously announced his intention not to run again.

And the winner was…

Rod Cantrill is a Cambridge City councillor, was the Lib Dem candidate for Cambridge Combined Authority Mayor and was Julian Huppert’s agent in 2017.

Here’s what Rod Cantrill had to say about his political values and priorities during the selection campaign:

Rod Cantrill has also said that campaigning against Brexit is one of his priorities.

You can find out more about him, including his upbringing in a small mining village, in the piece I ran when he contested that Mayoral election.

Rod Cantrill is the latest Liberal Democrat to be selected with an eye to the next general election. You can see the full list of Lib Dem selections so far here.

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