Voters to chose Conservative Louth and Horncastle candidate


Voters in Louth and Horncastle will be selecting the constituency’s next Conservative Parliamentary candidate.

The local Conservative Association is holding an ‘open primary’ to find a replacement for Sir Peter Tapsell for next year’s General Election. The primary on Monday, July 28 at Franklin Hall, Spilsby involves candidates taking part in an interview and Q&A session before a vote from the audience.

Voters can register to attend:

·By calling Louth and Horncastle Conservatives on 01507 603713

·E-mailing Louth and Horncastle Conservatives at

·Writing to Louth and Horncastle Conservatives at 16 Eastgate, Louth LN11 9NE

Anyone living in Louth and Horncastle can take part as long as they are on the electoral register and register with the local Conservative Party before the event.

A bus, £5 return, has been organised for voters in Mablethorpe, Sutton-on-Sea or Alford.

Louth and Horncastle Conservative Association Chairman, David Andrews, said: “We want as many Louth and Horncastle residents as possible to get involved in the primary process so make a date in your diary for July 28.

“There are three easy ways to register, by telephone, e-mail or writing to us and we have even organised transport due to the constituency covering a vast area.

“By attending you will play a key role in helping us choose a new, able and energetic parliamentary candidate to take over the reins from Sir Peter Tapsell at next year’s General Election.”