prompts change of UKIP candidate in Burnham-On-Sea
local party chairman and regional representative Helen Hims has
been selected to stand as UKIP's parliamentary candidate in the
Wells constituency which includes Burnham-On-Sea following the
resignation of previous candidate Jeff Bolter due to a family
has lived in the area for over 20 years, and runs a family business
with her husband in the village of Shipham.
said: "Im delighted to have this opportunity to represent
UKIP in our wonderfully diverse constituency."
live in an idyllic part of the country: With the inspiring Mendip
Hills to the north, our popular coastal resorts to the west and
the unique Isle of Avalon and surrounding Levels to the south."
boast thriving local industries; important agricultural and tourist
sectors and world renowned educational establishments."
added: "With so much to offer throughout the constituency,
I will make it my priority to listen to local opinions, represent
local businesses, campaign for better infrastructure and communication
links to benefit all, and fight to protect our vulnerable villages,
heritage sites and natural environment."
think local constituents are ready for something new and different.
The traditional parties have been making promises and failing
to deliver them term after term. UKIP offers a fresh approach
which will bring important decisions affecting local communities
back to the people who live in them, rather than being taken remotely
by people who think they know better."
election will see Liberal Democrat MP Tessa
Munt defending her seat against the Conservative's James
Heappey, Labour's Chris
Inchley, The Greens' Jon
Cousins and Independent Gypsy
Watkins, who have also declared their intention to run in
this year's election.