Liberal Democrats in Blaydon Constituency have chosen Jonathan Wallace as their candidate in the election on 8th June.
And Jonathan is already off to a flying start as he battles to take the seat Labout have taken for granted for decades.
“Everyone knows that only the Lib Dems can beat Labour here,” said Jonathan, who is a councillor in the constituency.
“As MP for Blaydon, I will keep in touch with residents. I will be an active MP who fights hard for the interests of the people living here. Please vote for me on Thursday 8th June.”
- Jonathan was first elected to Gateshead Council in 1987 at the age of 23, taking one of the last Conservative seats in the borough.
- He has been Leader of the Opposition for 2 years.
- He lives the “good life” in Sunniside, growing his own food and keeping bees, chickens and goats.
- He is also an internet broadcaster and his videos have been viewed on YouTube 4 million times.
Photo above: Jonathan campaigning in Birtley with local Lib Dem campaigner Paul Elliott.