Jo Churchill selected as Bury St Edmunds candidate for next election

Conservatives in Bury St Edmunds have chosen County Councillor Jo Churchill as their candidate for the next election.

Jo Churchill. Credit: Bury St Edmunds Conservatives

Current MP David Ruffley is standing down after receiving a police caution for assaulting a former partner. The Lincolnshire councillor was selected last night from a shortlist of four candidates.

“I am delighted to have been selected as the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Bury St Edmunds this evening. I have had a terrific time these last few weeks meeting many wonderful people and look forward to meeting many more over the weeks and months ahead as I get to better understand the issues of concern affecting everyone in this Constituency."

– Jo Churchill, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Bury St Edmunds