Name: Desmond Swayne
Candidate for: New Forest West
The Conservatives are again fielding Desmond Swayne, the area’s MP since 1997.
Born in August 1956 and married to Moira, he lives at Burley.
He said: “This general election is not about local issues. This general election is about how the nation is run, not how the New Forest is run.
“This general election is about whether we are going to have five years more of Gordon Brown.”
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