The Labour Party has selected a parliamentary candidate to stand in the 2015 general election against current Harpenden MP Peter Lilley.

Members of the Harpenden and Hitchin constituency selected Rachel Burgin, following a selection meeting on Saturday, March 29. 

Mrs Burgin is a lawyer working London and lives with her husband Paul live in Letchworth. She is a member of the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party Finance and Industry Group.