Victoria Atkin has been selected as the Conservative Party’s candidate to succeed Sir Peter Tapsell and stand for the Tories at next year’s General Election.
More than 200 people turned out to tonight’s Conservative Party Primary in Spilsby. All candidates were at Franklin Hall an hour early. Sir Peter was not present as he is understood to be on holiday.
Victoria Atkin was chosen ahead of Kelly Smith, the only one of the four to live in Lincolnshire, James Browne and Sarah Macken.
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