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Cllr Andrew Long to contest South East Cornwall‏
Mebyon Kernow – the Party for Cornwall has selected Cllr Andrew Long to contest the South East Cornwall seat at the next General Election. Andrew Long is an experienced councillor, who represents Callington on the unitary authority. He also represented the town on Caradon District Council between 2007 and 2009, and he has been a town councillor since 1999.

Cllr Andrew Long - Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for South East CornwallAndrew has been extremely active in many campaigns, in areas as diverse as the environment, housing, planning, fair funding for local schools and waste. He is also playing a prominent role in campaigns against central government cuts.

50-year-old Andrew has lived in South East Cornwall since he was a small child and went to Stoke Climsland Primary and Callington Comprehensive Schools.  He has been Chairman of Callington Town Football Club for twenty years and also helps a community group undertake a soup run for homeless people in Plymouth.

Speaking at the weekend, Andrew Long said that he was looking forward to the challenge of standing to be South East Cornwall’s MP. He said:
 
“Cornwall needs MPs who stand up and fight for Cornwall, and who will always put the interests of our local communities ahead of party political games in London. And that is why I am proud to be standing for MK in this election.”
 
He is also one of Mebyon Kernow’s three deputy leaders and Party Leader Cllr Dick Cole has welcomed Andrew’s selection as the prospective parliamentary candidate for the South East Cornwall constituency.
 
Cllr Cole added: “Andrew Long has been a fantastic champion for South East Cornwall for many years. He would make a great MP and I sincerely hope that local people will throw their weight behind his campaign.”

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By Andrew Long. Published on 24th March 2014.

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