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Sima Davarian, Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for South West Devon

November 1, 2019 12:21 PM

Photo of Sima Davarian on Plymouth sea front, Mew Stone in background (Sorcha Holloway 2019)

Sima is a secondary school English teacher and is standing as parliamentary candidate in South West Devon. She grew up in South West Devon experiencing the rural nature of the constituency on a daily basis, where her maternal grandfather had strong links with the local farming community. Wherever she has studied or travelled, the rolling green hills of the constituency are always a sure sign that she is nearly home.

A member of the Liberal Democrats since 2010, Sima has decided to stand as a parliamentary candidate following a range of life experiences which have made her feel compelled to act and to promote liberal values. 'Significant life events made me appreciate even more the importance of a caring and compassionate society where we can be assured that we will be fairly treated and looked after, regardless of our backgrounds,' she says. Sima also actively campaigns to raise awareness of Bowel Cancer and has also contributed to research and patient advocacy in this area.

A unique constituency, South West Devon comprises the urban and rural: from the edges of Plymouth and its suburbs of Plympton and Plymstock, to Ivybridge and the villages and settlements of the South Hams. Sima says: 'South West Devon is a varied and beautiful constituency, with a range of landscapes and communities. Its needs are quite vast: from farming communities and the challenges they face; to the rapidly expanding population of districts within the constituency and the need for infrastructure to support it; preserving and protecting our environment. The challenges are great. I want this to be an inclusive, compassionate and forward-looking constituency.'

Sima is standing for the Liberal Democrats because they have the best plans to transform our society and economy. This includes stopping Brexit, tackling the climate emergency, giving every child the best start in life, transforming our mental health services, and more.

Find out about the Lib Dems plans in detail here: libdems.org.uk/plan

Facebook: SimaforSWDevon

Twitter: @SimaDavarian
Instagram: simadavarian
Email: simalibdems@gmail.com