UKIP Tory man gives up

ots-ukip duckett southport ots onthespot ots
Hampshire Yacht salesman and London photographer Brian Duckett, self-appointed Tory-UKIP-Tory candidate for Southport who, for the past year, has run a Facebook site entitled:  “Brian Duckett – Conservative for Southport 2015”, has decided he’s had enough. On his Facebook site today he declares:

“After much deliberation, I have removed myself from the ‘List’ will will not be standing as a candidate in 2015. I believe that Conservative HQ has badly mis-managed the selection process and I understand that Southport will not have a candidate in place until at least October.

Whilst this may be fine for a safe seat, the very short ‘run up’ period of 7 months is wholly inadequate to be able to run a meaningful campaign. It’s a shame – Southport was a winnable seat and I cannot understand HQ’s rationale in delaying selection when at least one suitable and willing candidate was waiting in the wings and raring to go.”

Could he be heading back to UKIP?

Pictured above is Brian Duckett (left)

Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected]





OTS News