GEORGE FREEMAN, CON candidate profile

Ian ClarkeGEORGE FREEMAN, MID NORFOLK CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATE George Freeman started the Norfolk Way campaign.And speaking up for the county - especially the Mid Norfolk constituency - is at the heart of his personal manifesto.Ian Clarke

GEORGE FREEMAN, MID NORFOLK CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATE

George Freeman started the Norfolk Way campaign.

And speaking up for the county - especially the Mid Norfolk constituency - is at the heart of his personal manifesto.


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Mr Freeman, 42, who runs a small business supporting biomedical innovation, is the youngest of the six Mid Norfolk candidates and admits to being the 'new kid on the block' as he aims to follow Keith Simpson to be the MP.

Mr Simpson represented the constituency for 13 years and has moved to fight the new Broadland seat.

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Mr Freeman - who has a wife Eleanor and two children and lives in South West Norfolk - has been on the campaign beat for more than three years and has been fighting issues such as saving post offices, improving transport links and protecting local pubs and shops.

He embarked on a 110-mile cycle ride around the constituency boundary to get to meet people and find out about the issues.

Mr Freeman spent five years in Westminster as parliamentary officer of the National Farmers Union.

He said: 'Politics has lost its way. A new generation of us faces an historic challenge: to inspire trust and hope in politics once again. I'm committed to doing all I can to speak up with a positive vision for Norfolk and Britain.'

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