Borough ready for change, says Tory

Brandon Lewis, the Conservative candidate, is hoping his hands on business approach will bring people in the town together if he is elected.Mr Lewis, a married father of two who has links to Yarmouth stretching back to the 1980s, strongly believes people in the borough are ready for a change after 13 years of a Labour government.

Brandon Lewis, the Conservative candidate, is hoping his hands on business approach will bring people in the town together if he is elected.

Mr Lewis, a married father of two who has links to Yarmouth stretching back to the 1980s, strongly believes people in the borough are ready for a change after 13 years of a Labour government.

The 38-year-old has worked in business since he left school and is a trained barrister.

He was the recent leader of Brentwood Council in Essex and runs a company operating private schools.


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Mr Lewis, who is a keen runner and has taken part in two London Marathons, is campaigning to improve Yarmouth railway station and wants to cut back on bureaucracy and targets at hospital and schools.

He said: 'If elected part of my job will be to bring organisations together to break down barriers and get things done.

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'I also see the MP's role as influencing people in the Westminster bubble.

'I have worked since I left school and am used to working in a commercial environment and getting things done.'

He added that as he toured the borough he had found that people have had enough and wanted change.

Mr Lewis said: 'They are fed up with professional politicians and want a fresh start.'

He was the Conservative candidate for Sherwood in Nottinghamshire in the 2001 general election.

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