Therese Coffey selected to again fight Suffolk Coastal for the Conservatives

DR THERESE Coffey has been adopted by Suffolk Coastal Conservatives as their General Election candidate on 8th June.

At a meeting this morning at Ufford Park Hotel, the Association's executive voted to adopt Dr Coffey. Immediately afterwards, more than 100 party members acclaimed the decision at a general meeting of the Association.

Therese has been the MP for Suffolk Coastal since 2010. She was re-elected in 2015 with a majority of 18,842.

SCCA Chairman Graham Dines: "Members showed their appreciation and respect for Therese's seven years working hard on behalf of Suffolk Coastal. We aim to improve on the decisive victory she achieved in 2015."

2015 result in full: Therese Coffey (Conservative) 28,855 (51.9%), Labour 10,013 (18.1%), UKIP 8,655 (15.57%), Liberal Democrat 4,777 (8.59%), Green Party 3,294 (5.93%)> Turnout 70.89%.