THE BREXIT PARTY CHAIRMAN RICHARD TICE TO STAND IN HARTLEPOOL CONSTITUENCY

Richard Tice, Chairman of The Brexit Party, has announced he will be standing in General Election in the constituency of Hartlepool, which voted by nearly 70% to leave the European Union.

Mr Tice said: “I am delighted to be standing here in Hartlepool and can’t wait to use my knowledge and experience, gained over years running successful businesses and this party, to fight for the interests of this city.

“I have worked outside the Westminster bubble and know how to get things done and solve problems. My party and I believe in common sense politics that will bring money and jobs into Hartlepool.

“Critically, I will ensure the proper Brexit that seven out of ten people in this city voted for, is delivered. The former MP is out of touch, voting for more EU integration and consistently voting to keep the UK in the EU.

“I’m really looking forward to the campaign, meeting as many people as possible, and showing I am fully committed to this town and its future.”

Cllr Shane Moore, the leader of Hartlepool Borough Council added: “It’s great to have such a high-profile figure from the world of business and politics here in Hartlepool. Getting to know Richard, I believe he has the best interests of the town at heart and will be a strong champion for Hartlepool and its people here and in Westminster.”

Ken Hodcroft, the former owner of Hartlepool United who was the previous Brexit Party PPC, said: “My growing business concerns and the timing of this election have meant I cannot give the level of commitment that Hartlepool needs.

“However, I am delighted that Richard is picking up the baton and I know that – with him as the MP and the local Council controlled by The Brexit Party – Hartlepool will have the finest representation available.”

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Mr Tice pictured in Hartlepool today, Thursday November 7th.