Simon Wilson has been selected as the Conservative candidate for the Parliamentary by-election in Rotherham. Following his selection he said: “The people of Rotherham have been badly let down by Labour politicians, not just their MP but also local councillors.
"Trust in politicians locally has been badly damaged and I aim to demonstrate that not all politicians are the same, by showing the values I hold dearly: family life, hard work, honesty, integrity and fairness.
“With over twenty years developing a career outside of politics I believe I can understand and appreciate the hopes, aspirations and fears of regular, hard-working people. I believe in small government, in the private sector leading the economic recovery and creating opportunity-"