Rishi Sunak has been formally adopted as the Conservative candidate to fight the Richmond (Yorks) constituency.
Mr Sunak, who has served as the area’s representative in Westminster since 2015, was unanimously adopted by the Richmond Conservative Association to be its candidate.
He said: “Serving as the MP for Richmond has been an great honour and privilege. I am delighted to be able to stand again.
“If re-elected, I will continue to work hard for this very special part of the country and be a strong voice for the rural community in Parliament.”