August 7, 2019 6.11 pm This story is over 51 months old

This is who’s running for the Brexit Party in Lincoln & Lincolnshire

The first 150 have been revealed

The Brexit Party has announced its first 150 MP candidates for the next general election, including five for Lincoln and Lincolnshire.

Five of the candidates will run for Lincolnshire seats, including Jessica Swift, 52, who wants to be the first transgender MP in Westminster.

While Lincoln, Sleaford & North Hykeham, Grantham & Stamford and Scunthorpe all have Brexit Party candidates, notably Boston & Skegness have no representatives yet, despite it being the UK’s area with the strongest majority to leave the EU.

She was announced as the candidate for Grantham and Stamford on Monday, August 5.

Nigel Farage, Leader of the Brexit Party, said last week: “With Boris Johnson already watering down Brexit and looking to bounce the country into an early general election, trust is now the key issue in British politics.

“Our great candidates will not stand for Mrs May’s treaty being repackaged, it is still the worst deal in history and a betrayal of Leave voters.

“That’s why we are ready to fight in every seat to secure the Brexit that 17.4 million voted for.”

Five Lincolnshire MP candidates

Reece Wilkes – Lincoln

Reece Wilkes. Photo: The Brexit Party

Reece studied law and is a county court advocate. He campaigned for Help for Heroes and the RSPCA to raise awareness of animal cruelty.

Caroline Coram – Sleaford and North Hykeham

Caroline Coram. Photo: The Brexit Party

Caroline ran as a Green Party Councillor in St Vincent’s and campaigned for the 2015 Grantham and Stamford Green Party nominee for MP.

She took part in the Grantham Committee as an advocate for green issues and has extensive experience in marketing. She’s the owner and manufacturer of Virginia’s Artisan Soap.

Jessica Swift – Grantham and Stamford

Jessica Swift wants to be the first transexual MP in Westminster. Photo: The Brexit Party

Jessica is The Brexit Party PPC for Grantham and Stamford and the finance and systems director at the Fruehauf Group. She wants to be the first transgender MP in Westminster.

Jeremy James Gorman – Scunthorpe

Jeremy Gorman. Photo: The Brexit Party

Jeremy is a retired Scunthorpe steel industry director.

Christopher Barker – Great Grimsby

Christoper is a former Tory member and MEP candidate for The Brexit Party in the 2019 European election campaign.

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