Andy Merryfield to stand as Labour Candidate for Wells
Andy has lived in the constituency for over 30 yrs, taught in local schools and been active in the Labour & Trade Union movement representing members. He chairs Wells Constituency Labour Party and is a Co-operative Party member.
A proud dad of 3 grown up sons, Andy is excited about becoming a grandfather in the summer. Currently Andy works with vulnerable young people in schools and in Citizens Advice where he has witnessed the growing demand for its services. He is also a director of 2 community interest companies supporting BAME individuals and groups and was previously involved with managing mental health services for the racial equality council. Andy chaired Amnesty International UK Teachers & Academic Network for many years and set up a vibrant education link with 2 schools in Kenya.
As a daily motorcyclist he knows first hand the appalling state of roads across the county.