Daisy Benson announces she will not stand in Yeovil

Daisy Benson won't stand for election in June's snap election. Credit: ITV West Country

Daisy Benson has withdrawn herself as Liberal Democrat Parliamentary spokesperson for Yeovil citing personal reasons.

She appeared on The West Country debate less than a week ago but will not appear on ballot papers in June's snap election because she's "in the process of completing purchasing a house within the constituency."

Her full statement reads:

Paddy Ashdown sent a letter to the Yeovil Liberal Democrat members which read:

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