Lib Dem councillors named as candidates for General Election

The original wedding certificate of the last royal wedding to take place in Portsmouth, confirming the marriage of Charles II and Catherine of Braganza in 1662 Picture: The National Museum of the Royal Navy/PA Wire

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TWO city councillors have been named as challengers for the two city parliamentary seats in June’s General Election.

Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson, leader of Portsmouth Lib Dems, will challenge for Portsmouth South and fellow Lib Dem Councillor Darren Sanders will challenge for Portsmouth North.

Cllr Vernon-Jackson said: ‘This is a chance for the country to get a decent opposition and for Portsmouth to get real representation in Parliament.

Cllr Sanders added: ‘By voting Lib Dem, people can change the country’s direction.’