A businessman who has lived and raised his family in Sutton for more than 25 years has been selected as the Conservative Party's prospective MP ahead of the 2015 General Election.
Paul Scully is a former councillor in the London Borough of Sutton and businessman with more than 15 years' worth of experience running his own business.
Mr Scully said his campaign priorities would be:
• Making Sutton & Cheam a place for business
• Protecting healthcare services to ensure that the local St Helier hospital is put on a steady footing
• Securing enough school places for the Borough's children
He also takes an active role in the community as a school governor at both the Stanley Park High School and The Federation of Victor Seymour Infants' School and Children's Centre with Camden Junior School in Carshalton. He was also a part of the Conservative Party's Project Maja and in September 2011 spent time refurbishing a school in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
Mr Scully said: "I have lived the whole of my adult life in Sutton, raising my family here. My children, both born in St Helier hospital attended Sutton schools. I shop in the same shops and have my wheelie bins emptied by the same rubbish trucks as the residents across the constituency, and if elected I will work tirelessly for residents to ensure that Sutton & Cheam has a strong voice."