Green party's general election candidates

The Green Party has unveiled a full slate of candidates to contest every parliamentary constituency in Norfolk at this year's general election.It is the first time the party has stood in all the county's constituencies, with the newly created Broadland constituency meaning people will be able to elect nine MPs for Norfolk when they go to the polls.

The Green Party has unveiled a full slate of candidates to contest every parliamentary constituency in Norfolk at this year's general election.

It is the first time the party has stood in all the county's constituencies, with the newly created Broadland constituency meaning people will be able to elect nine MPs for Norfolk when they go to the polls.

In the Times area Timothy Birt, a town councillor in Dereham, is stepping up to contest the Mid Norfolk seat. He is a 44-year-old electronics engineer and has developed a fast electric sports car for the Ecotricity company.

Andrew Boswell, leader of the Green group at Norfolk County Council, is the North Norfolk candidate. The 53-year-old trained as a biochemist and worked at the UEA in scientific computing.


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Former Norwich City Labour councillor Susan Curran is the candidate for the Broadland constituency. The 57-year-old established her own publishing house in 1997, specialising in academic and business publishing.

Self-employed computer support specialist Michael de Whalley, 42, is standing in North West Norfolk. He is currently studying with the Open University, but as a member of the Royal Auxiliary Airforce, he also served in Iraq.

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It is expected that 27-year-old Lori Allen, who works in social services, will stand in South West Norfolk. Her selection is pending in a contest in which she is the only candidate.

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