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Karen Ward selected by Liberal Democrats for North Norfolk

Karen Ward and Norman Lamb

With Norman Lamb standing down at the next general election, Liberal Democrat members in North Norfolk have selected Karen Ward as their Prospective Parliamentary Candidate (PPC).

On being selected, she said:

I am honoured that local party members have trusted me to succeed Norman in the next election. Over the years he has made a huge difference to people across North Norfolk.

Nationally we have a government in crisis. Working as a councillor and running my own business, I have seen the massive risks of a no-deal Brexit for local businesses, farmers and fishermen. We desperately need fresh leadership to end the chaos over Brexit. I will also fight for decisive action to protect our environment, tackling the climate disaster we are building for the next generation.

Locally, I will continue Norman’s work on improving mental health services and ambulance response times. I will also fight for decent affordable housing for local people, better education and training for our children, and a new deal for social care funding for the elderly.

Norman Lamb added:

It has been a privilege to serve North Norfolk as local MP for 18 years, and I am delighted that Karen is standing to succeed me. It has never been more important that North Norfolk has a strong local voice, and I will be doing everything I can to help get Karen elected in the coming election.

There’s a full list of Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate selections so far here, and some starter advice for the newly selected here.

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