Lib Dems select election hopeful

Grantham and Stamford Liberal Democrats's prospective parliamentary candidate for the Grantham and Stamford Constituency Cllr Harrish Bisnauthsing.
Grantham and Stamford Liberal Democrats's prospective parliamentary candidate for the Grantham and Stamford Constituency Cllr Harrish Bisnauthsing.

The Liberal Democrats have revealed who will be fighting for votes under its banner to the south of Sleaford in next year’s General Election.

Coun Harrish Bisnauthsing has been selected as the prospective parliamentary candidate for the Grantham and Stamford Constituency by the Grantham and Stamford Liberal Democrats.

Coun Bisnauthsing is a long serving district and town councillor in Stamford and was the Lib Dem candidate for the constituency in 2010.

The chairman of South Lincolnshire Liberal Democrats Brian Withnall said: “Harrish is enthusiastically involved in the life of his community and is respected by people of all parties and of none as a person who listens to and addresses the problems of the people he represents in Stamford.

“Harrish is truly a local candidate and I know of no better street campaigner.”

At his selection meeting, Coun Bisnauthsing pledged to ‘bring the Liberal Democrat message to the people of Grantham and Stamford’.

He added: “As a Liberal Democrat, I am passionate about civil liberties, a good deal for pensioners, parents and young people and making Britain more democratic and egalitarian.”

Born in Mauritius, Coun Bisnauthsing came to Britain more than 40 years ago. He served in the RAF for 10 years as a radar technician and subsequently set up his own computer business.

He is married to Pamela and has three adult children.