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Vikki Slade selected for Mid Dorset & North Poole constituency

Congratulations to Vikki Slade who has been selected by party members to the Liberal Democrat prospective Parliamentary candidate (PPC) in Mid Dorset & North Poole.

This is Annette Brooke’s former seat and Vikki Slade has stood here before. As her previous candidate biography said:

Vikki moved to Poole in 1999 as a Regional Financial Services Manager. After settling in Broadstone, she set up a business and soon became involved in protecting small high street businesses. After running the Chamber of Trade, and campaigning for play facilities, safe streets and green issues, Vikki was elected to Poole Council.

Whilst on the council Vikki has taken a leading role in Education, Mental Health Awareness,tackling Domestic Abuse and Improving Poole Beaches and re-opened the local Youth Centre after funding was withdrawn. She created the first Fields in Trust sites in Poole, and helped form the local Neighbourhood Forum. Vikki is also a member of the Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Authority and leads Neighbourhood Watch.

Vikki was a volunteer Young Enterprise mentor for seven years, working to equip students for the world of work, and campaigned to promote apprenticeships – taking on five within her own business.

There’s a full list of Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate selections so far here.

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