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Election 2017: North Norfolk candidate Norman Lamb backed by Queen guitarist Brian May

PUBLISHED: 16:26 07 June 2017 | UPDATED: 16:26 07 June 2017

Norman Lamb has received the backing of Queen guitarist, Brian May, ahead of the election. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Norman Lamb has received the backing of Queen guitarist, Brian May, ahead of the election. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The Press Association

North Norfolk Liberal Democrat candidate Norman Lamb has received the backing of Queen legend Brian May, ahead of the General Election.

Brian May is backing Norman Lamb in the fight for North Norfolk. Brian May is backing Norman Lamb in the fight for North Norfolk.

The guitarist is supporting Mr Lamb as the Common Decency candidate – a campaign for ‘colour blind politics’ which urges people to vote for decent candidates locally irrespective of the political party they usually support.

The guitarist said: “If you want to make a difference, and stop a very decent MP being undermined... it’s clear that you have to vote for Norman Lamb.”

He urged Labour voters to vote for Mr Lamb and encourage their Labour-supporting friends to do likewise.

Mr Lamb said: “I’ve worked hard as an MP to help local communities and give a voice to those who are disadvantaged and marginalised, such as people with mental ill health. It’s pleasing to see that work recognised.”

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