- Title: Making her mind up: Bucks Fizz star signs with Brexit party
- Date: 27th August 2019
- Summary: SURREY, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - MAY 8, 2018) (REUTERS) JAY ASTON IN RECORDING STUDIO WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF 'THE FIZZ' AUDIO METER VARIOUS OF BAND PERFORMING IN THE RECORDING STUDIO
- Embargoed: 10th September 2019 16:46
- Keywords: Bucks Fizz Brexit party Jay Aston Eurovision MP Parliament
- Location: SURREY AND LONDON ENGLAND, UK
- City: SURREY AND LONDON ENGLAND, UK
- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Music
- Reuters ID: LVA001ATZVP6V
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- Story Text: Jay Aston, one of the stars of eighties British pop band Bucks Fizz, has been selected as a parliamentary candidate for the Eurosceptic Brexit party, it was announced on Tuesday (August 27).
The 58-year-old will run to be a member of parliament in the London seat of Kensington, currently held by Labour, the BBC reported.
She was announced by party leader Nigel Farage as one of 635 candidates at an event in London.
Bucks Fizz won the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 with their UK number one single "Making Your Mind Up", before Aston left in 1985.
She now performs with her former bandmates Cheryl Baker and Mike Nolan as 'The Fizz'.
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