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Local campaigner chosen as Rossett Conservative candidate

Cllr Jim Clark and Rebecca Burnett
Cllr Jim Clark and Rebecca Burnett

Local campaigner Rebecca Burnett has been chosen to be the Conservative candidate in the Rossett by-election on 15 November 2012.

Rebecca, who lives in Harrogate, works for Andrew Jones MP in his constituency office. Rebecca is a member of the St Peter’s Church drama group and is a former Harrogate Grammar School student.

Rebecca said:

I am standing for election because I want to be a strong voice for Rossett on the council, working alongside Cllr Jim Clark. I know about the issues affecting the Rossett area and I look forward to speaking with residents during the campaign and helping where I can.


The by-election has been caused by the resignation of Cllr Michelle Woolley, who stepped down due to a new job.

Rossett councillor Jim Clark said:

Michelle was a great councillor for the Rossett ward and I am grateful to her for all of her work. I am delighted that Rebecca Burnett will be standing in the by-election. She is a hard-working campaigner and will be a strong part of the Rossett team.


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