Green Party candidate for the Fens for the General Election

PUBLISHED: 14:36 08 May 2017 | UPDATED: 14:40 08 May 2017

Ruth Johnson is standing in the General Election in June 2017 as the Green Party's parliamentary candidate for North East Cambridgeshire.PHOTO: The Green Party

Ruth Johnson is standing in the General Election in June 2017 as the Green Party's parliamentary candidate for North East Cambridgeshire.PHOTO: The Green Party

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The Green Party candidate for the North East Cambridgeshire area has been announced as Ruth Johnson.

Ruth said: “After a career in financial services, I am currently retraining in the education sector.

“As a mother to a young child, I hold dearly the values of the Green Party for our children’s future and the well-being of the nation.

“We must work hard to save the NHS from stealth privatisation and stop local hospitals from closure.

The deposit for a Green party candidate was raised thask to a GoFundMe campaign which brought in the £500 target needed with 16 supporters in 14 days.

Ruth said: “We must strive for free education for all, and with Brexit on the horizon, we must ensure that we build a better future where there is cleaner air, safer roads, better health and a tax and welfare system which works for the common good.”

“I believe that only the Green Party can deliver on all of this”


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