A Liberal Democrat general election candidate was suspended by the party when allegations arose that he had falsified his council nomination papers.
Patrick Haveron, the Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for South West Surrey, is accused of falsifying his papers for the Wavereley Borough Council election.
His name will still appear on the ballot papers as the nominations have now closed. However the Liberal Democrats have disowned him and have said that Mr Haveron will not be representing the party in either the in either the parliamentary or Waverley Borough Council elections.
A spokesman from the party said: “He has been suspended from the Liberal Democrats and no longer represents the Liberal Democrats in either election.”
A spokeswoman from Waverley Borough Council confirmed that the allegations are being investigated.
The spokeswoman said: “Waverley Borough Council can confirm that a complaint has been received from a local resident stating that their name and the name of their spouse have been incorrectly shown as assenting to a nomination (on the nomination paper) for one of the Liberal Democrat candidates.
“The complaint has been passed to Surrey Police as the appropriate authority to investigate and the Electoral Commission has been informed.”
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