Peter Aldous has held the seat since 2010.
His stated political interests are: Employment, transport, broadband, offshore renewables, fishing, agriculture, town planning, urban regeneration, energy.
Since 2010 he has been a member of the Environmental Audit Committee.
Ashcroft polling (July 2014): CON: 28%, LAB: 37%, LD: 3%, UKIP: 22%, Green: 9%
Prospective Parliamentary Candidates
Bob Blizzard was Waveney’s MP from 1997 to 2010. Prior to entering politics, he was a teacher for 25 years. Additionally, he was the Leader of Waveney District Council from 1991 to 1997, having been first elected to the council in 1987.
Graham Elliot was elected as the first ever Green Party Councillor on Waveney District Council in 2007, and is an active campaigner on local issues.
Simon Tobin is a former combat engineer in the British Army, later working in the heavy plant industry in Africa. Tobin is a Waveney District Councillor and Vice Chairman, and was the Mayor of Southwold in 2014.