LBC’s Iain Dale quits radio and runs for MP to ‘restore honesty in politics’ | Politics | News | EUROtoday

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LBC’s Iain Dale has introduced he plans to face as an MP within the General Election. The radio presenter bid farewell to listeners on Tuesday (May 28).

He stated: “Now I am putting my hat in the ring again… Whatever the result I feel I can play a role in restoring trust and honesty in politics. I would forever kick myself if I didn’t have a go.”

It hasn’t been confirmed which occasion’s banner Dale intends to face underneath or if he’ll enter the ring as an unbiased.

He beforehand stood for the Tories and was crushed into second place in North Norfolk by Liberal Democrat Norman Lamb on the 2005 General Election.

In that vote, Dale gained 20,909 votes with a 35.5 % share of the vote, in comparison with Lamb’s 31,515 votes and 53.4 % vote share.

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Dale was additionally Chief of Staff to David Davis within the Conservative Party management marketing campaign of 2005, which noticed Lord David Cameron elected occasion chief.

The political commentator additionally beforehand utilized to turn out to be the Conservative candidate for the protected seat of Maidstone and The Weald and ran for choice for the Conservative protected seat of Bracknell.