Miriam Cates selected as Penistone and Stocksbridge candidate

Miriam Cates has been selected as the our candidate for Penistone and Stocksbridge for the next General Election.

Miriam is married with three children, owns a software company and is a fully qualified science teacher.

A parish councillor in the constituency, Miriam will campaign to become the first ever Conservative MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge.

Her campaign will focus on delivering housing that is sensitive to local communities, improving public transport infrastructure and raising educational standards.

“I am honoured and delighted to be selected as the Conservative candidate for Penistone and Stocksbridge,” Miriam said.

“I am proud to call this area my home, and my commitment to our local community will enable me to represent the people of Penistone and Stocksbridge with real integrity.

“I want to become MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge to serve the people of this constituency.

“I want to stand up for Yorkshire values of hard work, fairness and community spirit and make sure we all have the opportunity to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives,” she added.