Conservative Team Selected for South West 2014 Euro Elections

Today sees the appointment of the Conservative team who will be fighting in the 2014 European elections due to be held on 22nd May 2014. Selected by Conservative Party members in a ballot conducted by the Electoral Reform Society, sitting MEPs, Julie Girling and Ashley Fox have both been reselected. They are joined by four new candidates; Double Olympic Gold Medallist James Cracknell OBE, former diplomat Georgina Butler, entrepreneur and business woman Sophie Swire and civil servant Melissa Maynard. 

Julie Girling and Ashley Fox who are both currently MEPs said; "The selection process is important as it allows local Conservatives to choose their South West candidates, we look forward to working with the four new candidates in the run up to the 2014 elections and beyond."

SOUTH WEST ACCEPTED RANKING

1 Ashley FOX MEP 

2 Julie GIRLING MEP

3 James CRACKNELL

4 Georgina Butler

5 Sophie SWIRE

6 Melissa MAYNARD