December 9, 2019 10.03 pm This story is over 52 months old

Lincoln Brexit Party candidate quits the race for city MP

He is backing the Conservatives now

Lincoln Brexit Party candidate Reece Wilkes has made a surprise announcement after The Lincoln Debate on Monday night organised by The Lincolnite and BBC Radio Lincolnshire.

He said he is quitting his bid to become Lincoln MP in order to help deliver Brexit.

Now he is backing the Conservative candidate Karl McCartney, who is a keen Brexiteer.

Reece said he will send a letter to his party leader Nigel Farage to explain his decision.

Watch the interview with Reece above to hear what he had to say.

Also watch again The Lincoln Debate here