Lib Dems choose Parliamentary Candidate for Hove and Portslade

Besi Besemar February 4, 2015

Brighton and Hove Liberal Democrats have chosen Peter Lambell as their candidate for the parliamentary constituency of Hove and Portslade.

Peter Lambell
Peter Lambell

PETER has a particular interest in education and is Vice-Chair of Governors at a school for children with severe learning difficulties.

He is a former Surrey County Councillor, where he won his seat from the Conservatives in 2009. He was a member of the Council’s Education Select Committee and opposition spokesperson for Education.

As a councillor, he also worked to protect bus services from cuts, and to ensure respite care for parents with disabled children.

Peter is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University and the College of Law. After a period of working and travelling abroad, he established a career in IT and now runs an IT consultancy business.

Speaking after his selection, Peter said: “I am delighted to have been selected as the Liberal Democrat Candidate for Hove. I am a passionate liberal and if elected will work hard to ensure we get a stronger economy and a fairer society for all.

“I look forward to working with the local party and to hearing residents’ concerns over the next few weeks.”