Tories pick 2015 Erewash election candidate

Maggie Throup and Jessica Lee
Maggie Throup and Jessica Lee

Conservatives in Erewash have picked a Midlands’ businesswoman to contest the constituency at the 2015 General Election.

Maggie Throup was chosen by local party members to be the new Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Erewash following a selection meeting at Ilkeston Football Club on Friday night.

A Scientist by profession, Maggie currently operates her own marketing consultancy which was setup in 1996 to support businesses of all sizes across the Midlands.

Erewash’s current MP Jessica Lee announced she was stepping down in January this year.

See this week’s paper out on Thursday April 10 for more.