Posts Tagged ‘selections’

Tory right circulates “swivel-eyed” Euro slate

by Conrad Landin.

Those Labour party members among our readers should have received a ballot paper in past month or so to choose candidates for the European parliamentary elections next year. But Labour aren’t the only party running this process at the moment – the Tories too are balloting their members as to who should run. And for […]

Watch: activists say why they’re backing Lucy Anderson for London MEP

by Newsdesk.

You can see a list of left candidates for the Labour European selections here.

Labour European selections: who are the left candidates? (NOW UPDATED)

by Conrad Landin.

UPDATE 31/07/13 – last chance to vote today! You can vote online at – and if you can’t find the email with your login details, search “electoral reform” in your inbox. The ballot is now underway to select Labour’s candidates for the 2014 European parliament selections. Under party rules which make a full re-selection […]

Is Barking becoming the new Tower Hamlets?

by Patrick Collins.

Barking Labour Party went through a very difficult period in 2008 to 2010 when it saw a lot of previous councillors step down or be deselected. Some of these councillors that found themselves deselected decided to stand as independent Labour but all were unsuccessful. As someone who grew up in Barking I was glad to […]

Labour success spoilt once again by selection shenanigans

by Michael Meacher.

It is sad that Labour’s election bonanza yesterday at Corby, Manchester Central, Cardiff South and many Police Commissioner elections is once again tarnished by selection shenanigans. Rotherham CLP two days ago selected their candidate to succeed Denis McShane, or rather were prevented from selecting candidates whom they might well have selected if they had been […]

Working class MPs: the path to victory

by admin.

BY STEVE HART, political director, Unite Parliament doesn’t represent our society and is in danger of becoming out of touch. Following the last General Election just 4% of MPs had experience of manual work, while 55% come from backgrounds in PR, politics or the media. For a country with such a proud working class political […]

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