Robert Rigby, Chairman of the Catholic Union of Great Britain has been selected as the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for a seat in Northern Ireland, Newry & Armagh which is held by Sinn Fein.
Robert a councillor in Westminster since 2010 is fighting his first General Election seat. The Conservative party are the only main party standing in the 4 nations across the UK.
‘It is a honour to be part of the democratic process and fighting for a seat in Northern Ireland on7 May. My Christian beliefs and Roman Catholic upbringing will play an important part in my campaign when out and about meeting and engaging with the residents of Newry & Armagh’.
Robert will be competing against Sinn Fein who have held the seat since 2005, Social Democratic & Labour Party, Ulster Unionist Party and The Alliance Party.
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Robert back top right IS seen with Grant Shapps, Conservative Party Chairman, Theresa Villiers, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland & other NI Conservative PPC’s.