Tealby man second in MP battle

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Kelly Smith, the businessman from Tealby who was one of four finalists in the ‘open primary’ for the seat of Horncastle and Louth, lost out to winner Victoria Atkins, a barrister from Gloucestershire. The former Lincolnshire County Councillor was runner up, beating rivals James Browne and Sarah Makin.

Around 200 public took part in the vote in Spilsby, which took more than three hours to select a candidate to replace Sir Peter Tapsell.