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Meeting of Kent Brexit Party candidates to be held at Walpole Bay Hotel in Margate

Leave voters from across the county are expected to descend on the coast for a Brexit Party meeting.

Candidates from the Nigel Farage-led group will arrive at Walpole Bay Hotel in Margate later this month for a meet and greet.

The meeting will be held at the Walpole Bay Hotel in Margate
The meeting will be held at the Walpole Bay Hotel in Margate

Those selected by the right-wing party to stand in Ashford, Canterbury, North Thanet and South Thanet are expected to attend.

In addition, Evie Martin and Tania Jackson - who will be contesting Sittingbourne and Sheppey and Gillingham and Rainham - will also be at the rally.

University of Oxford graduate Owen Prew will stand in Canterbury, which is the only constituency in Kent held by Labour.

Healthcare professional and mother-of-two Andrea Cooke will contest Ashford.

And John Fitzpatrick, an emeritus law professor at the University of Kent, and former school governor Timothy Vince will stand in North and South Thanet.

Nigel Farage with Brexit Party supporters in Gravesend
Nigel Farage with Brexit Party supporters in Gravesend

Five years ago, a 37-year-old man from Margate was charged with assault by beating, after Mr Farage was allegedly attacked as he entered the Walpole Bay Hotel in Cliftonville.

The meeting is set to take place on Friday, October 25, between 7pm and 10.30pm.

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