Help Conservatives pick election candidate


The Conservative Party has revealed details of how it is planning to choose its General Election candidate for Boston and Skegness.

The local association has opted for an ‘open primary’ method of selection which offers the public the chance to vote on applicants.

The primary will take place on Saturday, October 25, at Peter Paine Sports Centre, in Boston, and will involve up to four candidates undergoing an interview and a Q&A session before a vote from the audience.

Residents wanting to attend and vote have be on the electoral register in the Boston and Skegness constituency and also register with the local Conservative Party beforehand.

Ruth Street, Boston and Skegness Conservative Association chairman, said: “This is really exciting for politics and the great thing is it doesn’t matter how you usually vote with the event open to all.

“So please register and come along to join us at the open primary in Boston later in the month.”

You can register by phoning: 01205 351804, emailing:, visiting: or by writing to: Boston and Skegness Conservatives, 16 Main Ridge West, Boston PE21 6QQ.

To attend the event you must register using any of the four methods available by the deadline of Wednesday, October 22.