Lib Dem candidate stands down from race to replace Frome MP

The Lib Dem Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Somerton and Frome has announced she has stepped down from the race to take over from David Heath as MP for Somerton and Frome.

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David Heath sacked as Farming Minister

David Heath, MP for Somerton & Frome sacked from the government Credit: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images

David Heath, the MP for Somerton & Frome is the latest casualty of the government re-shuffle. He has been sacked from his post at the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with Lib Dem MP Dan Rogerson appointed to a junior ministerial job in the department.

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