General Election 2017: Anne Main welcomes snap election

PUBLISHED: 17:21 18 April 2017 | UPDATED: 11:46 24 April 2017

St Albans MP Anne Main campaigning for 'Vote Leave' in St Albans

St Albans MP Anne Main campaigning for 'Vote Leave' in St Albans

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St Albans MP has welcomed Theresa May’s announcement of a snap election on Thursday, June 8.

Mrs Main won with a 12,000 majority at the last election in 2015.

She said: “I look forward to fighting the next General Election based on this government’s record of more jobs, and a stronger economy.

“My role as the local Member of Parliament is to keep giving St Albans a strong voice.

“Over the last 12 years I have worked hard to ensure we keep good NHS services in St Albans, and have continued to fight the rail freight site.

“I have tackled environmental concerns, raised the issue of unaffordable housing and the lack of a district plan.

“I have spoken up for local businesses, press freedom, and hard-pressed commuters to ensure their voice has been heard at the highest level.”

Mrs Main backed Brexit in last year’s referendum, while St Albans voted to remain by 62 per cent.

She said: “Brexit presents many exciting opportunities.

“As a country we must come together and we need a strong parliament that can embrace a new relationship with our European partners.

“A parliament that looks to the future and not the past.”

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  • Have Labour picked anyone yet? Roma Mills should be able to pick up some of the mess Kerry Pollard left behind him and hoover up some of ToryLib Dem votes if they keep Corbyn away from St Albans (or anywhere!!!) But a mountain to climb. Labour made a massive mistake in not pumping in more resources in 2015, amazing how far they (and LDs) collapsed. Tories also need to watch out for that Hacked Off Lib Dem woman - she'll have a lot of very rich friends that she's paid by Hacked Off to look after, so she might take a few votes if they chuck some money her way. Ultimately, reckon with a choice between PM May or PM Corbyn - people of St Albans will see sense....

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