THE Green Party in Maldon selected a former barrister as their candidate for the upcoming General Election.

Maldon resident Janet Band is an established Green Party supporter.

As a previous candidate, Janet is calling for a transparent new policy on social housing, work to improve transportation quality and support health and happiness across the district.

Janet said: “I am thrilled to have been selected.

“I am acutely aware of the seriousness of the climate emergency and the detrimental effects of our current economic system.

“I believe we should be custodians of the planet, not plunderers of nature.

“I hope I can count on the support of residents.”

Colin Baldy will stand for the Lib Dems.Voters will head to the polls on December 12.