Jonathan Kent - Green Party candidate for Bexhill and Battle constituency

1 May 2017

Jonathan Kent has been selected as the Green Party candidate for Bexhill and Battle constituency in the 2017 General Election.

Jonathan said:

"I grew up in the Bexhill and Battle constituency and was educated at Stonegate Primary, The Skinners’ School, Tunbridge Wells and Keble College, Oxford.

"For most of my career I’ve been a journalist and have worked or reported for news organisations including the BBC, Newsweek, Reuters, CBC, ABC and the Daily Telegraph, spending more than five years as a foreign correspondent in South East Asia.

"I run a consultancy advising technology companies about their strategy and communications. I live near Ticehurst.

"I’m campaigning for great schools, a properly funded public NHS, a proper strategy for rural prosperity, and for a Sussex and a world that will sustain and inspire future generations."

Jonathan previously stood for the same constituency in the 2015 General Election, where he polled in excess of 5% of the votes, retaining his deposit.