singer Gypsy Watkins to stand in May's General Election
Highbridge singer has this week entered the race to become MP
at this Spring's General Election, saying she wants to become
'the voice of local people'.
Watkins, who is well known locally for her impressive singing
performances and distinctive hairstyle, has announced she is running
as an independent candidate at May's election.
32, says she would like to 'bring a breath of fresh air' to the
campaign by offering voters a completely different alternative
to traditional party politics.
am a straight talking person who stands up for the rights of all
people," she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
need someone who is passionate about the real needs of the people
needs to be a move away from the traditional ways by the established
a singer by profession, a company director and a mum of three,
says: "I am strongly in favour of human rights. I know about
the hardship being felt by many people, and I am very passionate
about getting their issues addressed."
election will see Liberal Democrat MP Tessa
Munt defending her seat against the Conservative's James
Heappey, Labour's Chris
Inchley, UKIP's Jeffrey
Bolter, and The Greens' Jon
Cousins who have also declared their intention to run in this