The Wandsworth Liberal Democrat Party has announced its candidate for the Tooting by-election. 

Alex Glassbrook will contest the seat on June 16. 

He will be up against Dan Watkins, the Conservative candidate, Rosena Allin-Khan for the Labour Party, as well as Bobby 'Elmo' Smith for the Give Me Back Elmo Party.

Also announced is Alan Howling Laud Hope for the Monster Raving Loony Party. 

Mr Glassbrook, a married barrister with two young sons, said: "The NHS is under threat and we must protect its vital work, as well as step up the Lib Dem campaign for better mental health care."

He is a volunteer lawyer for south west London Law Centres, volunteers overseas and said safer streets is a top priority for him.