Lib Dems announce candidate to face off against Peter Kyle Brighton News

Michael Wang will stand as the party’s candidate in Hove and Portslade when voters next go to the polls.

Mr Wang, an immigration law practitioner, said he feels very privileged to be the Lib Dem candidate and is committed to calling for action on the climate crisis, social justice and human rights.

He said: “I want to listen to your issues and propose truly liberal and progressive solutions.

“Our country deserves a real alternative.

“I will push to boost growth through urgent green investment and closer integration with the EU, introduce a right to a GP appointment within seven days and ensure the establishment of safe and legal routes to the UK for asylum seekers.”

The Argus: Peter Kyle has represented Hove in Westminster since 2015Peter Kyle has represented Hove in Westminster since 2015

The Hove and Portslade constituency is currently represented by Labour MP and shadow science secretary Peter Kyle.

Mr Kyle, who has been the MP in the area since 2015, secured a 17,000 vote majority at the last election, with the Liberal Democrats placing third with 6.6 per cent.

Voters across the country are expected to go to the polls some time next year, with political pundits increasingly expecting the election to be called for May.

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