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Richard Younger-Ross

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Richard Younger-Ross was the Liberal Democrats candidate in Teignmouth in the 2017 Devon County Council local election. Our volunteers have been adding information on Richard Younger-Ross - here's everything we know so far!


Richard Alan Younger-Ross is a politician in England. He was the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament (MP) for Teignbridge from 2001 to 2010, having contested the seat in 1992 and 1997, finally winning in the 2001 election. He was defeated in the redefined Newton Abbot constituency in 2010 election. In 2013 he fought and won the Devon County Council seat of Teignmouth Town, but four years later, on 4 May 2017, he lost his seat to Sylvia Russell, a Conservative, by just 22 votes.

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Born: 1953-01-29

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Previous elections

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  • 2017: The 2017 Devon County Council local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Teignmouth
  • 2016: The Police and Crime Commissioner Elections 2016, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Devon & Cornwall Police
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Newton Abbot
  • 2010: The UK Parliament elections, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Newton Abbot

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