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Ex-Radio Norfolk host quits Fakenham election fight after rape comment condemnation

A former BBC Radio Norfolk presenter has stood down as a General Election candidate, barely 24 hours after he was selected.

It emerged earlier this week that Nick Conrad was in the running to contest the Broadland constituency for the Conservatives in the December 12 poll.

Despite an outcry over controversial comments he made in an on-air discussion about rape in 2014, party members chose him as their candidate on Wednesday evening.

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