Shropshire Star

Shrewsbury election candidate's unusual pledge - but it depends on his deposit

An independent candidate has pledged to give money to a cause close to his heart... if he saves his £500 deposit.


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James Gollins is standing as an Independent Candidate for the Shrewsbury constituency in the General Election on July 4.

Mr Gollins is a keen supporter of the Midlands Air Ambulance (MAA) and he is making it a key element of his election platform.

James comes from a Shropshire farming family and is aware of the MAA’s vital role in enabling speedy treatment for serious rural and agricultural accidents.