The Liberal Democrats have selected Grace Weaver as their candidate to represent South Suffolk in the 2015 general election.
The 25-year-old, who grew up in East Bergholt, said: “I’m overjoyed to represent the Liberal Democrats where I grew up.
“It’s going to be a tough fight but, by listening to local people and working with them, I think we can show voters that we are the best party to represent them in local and national government.”
Sue Carpendale, Lib Dem Party leader on Babergh District Council, said: “We are delighted to have Grace as our prospective Parliamentary candidate.
“She’s a young woman and a breath of fresh air.”