The Liberal Democrats have challenged the Conservative candidate in Beverley & Holderness, Graham Stuart, to disown UKIP’s endorsement, after UKIP’s decision not to contest the seat, giving the Tories a free run.
Cllr Denis Healy who is confident his party can make a real challenge in Beverley & Holderness in statement released said;
“As Nigel Farage has said, Theresa May is now using the exact words and phrases he has been using for the last 20 years.”
“It’s clear a Conservative landslide would be bad for people’s jobs, our schools and the NHS in Beverley & Holderness.”
“It’s not too late to ensure a strong opposition and a better future for our country.”
HU17 understands that UKIP do not have a candidate in Beverley & Holderness as those members of the party have switched back to the Conservatives following the EU Referendum result.
UKIP, a highly controversial party have said if they win the election policies will include the banning the burqa and sharia courts, saying you need to see people’s faces.
Leader Paul Nuttall has will be standing in Boston and Skegness, a region that overwhelming voted to leave the EU.
The UK will go to the polls on 8 June when the UK will have a chance to have their say and select the government who will guide the country through what will be uncertain times.
Anyone wishing to vote has until 22 May to register so that can take part in what will be one of the most important elections in the UK’s history.