A strong advocate of free speech, free trade and equality of opportunity, I'm confident that the best days lie ahead for an outward-looking global Britain. 


The late, great, Tony Benn once said that every generation has their own fight for democracy; this is ours! 


I believe that it's time that we were, once again, represented in Parliament by someone with the integrity to honour their election promises and deliver the expressed will of Chesterfield people.

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About John

Hi, I'm John Scotting. I'm 39, happily married, and a proud father of three boys - all in Chesterfield schools. 


My own school life started in Wingerworth. I spent my formative years in Doncaster and Barlow, before going to University in Newcastle, where I studied International Business & Economics. After education, my wife and I moved back home and bought our first house in Dunston. We've lived and/or worked in the area ever since.


Most of my career has been spent in the automotive industry, and I'm now a property developer. I also write for and edit a collaborative political blog that provides a platform for young writers to develop their journalistic talents.


I campaigned for Vote Leave during the referendum and to keep Chesterfield in the Derbyshire LEP soon after - both of which were supported by an overwhelming majority of Chesterfield residents, but opposed by our MP. I now intend to stand for election because I believe that Chesterfield deserves better


It's time to change politics for good!