Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg backs Tessa during visit
Clegg, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, made a flying visit
to our area on Saturday (May 1st) to give his support to Tessa
Munt, the party's parliamentary candidate for Burnham-On-Sea.
of people turned out to hear Mr Clegg give a rallying election
call in which he urged them to turn out to vote in Thursday's
will make an outstanding MP for this constituency," he told
the crowd to loud cheers during the visit to Street.
also answered questions from the crowd on electoral reform, student
fees and education. The visit was broadcast live on Sky News and
the BBC News Channel as part of its ongoing election coverage.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was fantastic to have Nick here
today and to see so many supporters come out to meet him."
other candidates standing in May's election in the Wells constituency
are the Conservative's David Heathcoat-Amory, Labour's Andy Merryfield,
UKIP's Jake Baynes, the British National Party's Richard Boyce
and the Green Party's Chris Briton.