Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Labour candidate for City and East: Greater London Assembly

There is an ongoing selection process to replace London Assembly Member, John Biggs, who has been elected as Mayor of Tower Hamlets and will be stepping down from his City and East London seat. 

There are 18 candidates!

Greater London UNISON Labour Link will be considering who to nominate (we will always usually seek to nominate a member of UNISON in the first place)

West Ham CLP will decide its nomination at an all members meeting at Vicarage Lane Community Centre, E15 on Thursday 23 July.

"Candidates for City and East GLA seat on the long list require a nomination from at least one of the parliamentary constituencies that comprise the City and East area (City of London, Bethnal Green & Bow, Poplar & Limehouse, East Ham, West Ham, Barking and Dagenham & Rainham). The shortlisted candidates are:

Howard Dawber
Feryal Demirci
Unmesh Desai
Ibrahim Dogus
Carlo Gibbs
Sukhninder (Rocky) Gill
Ross Hatfull
Lisa Homan
Ashton McGregor
Bevan Powell
Murad Qureshi
Mandy Richards
Sam Russell
Cate Tuitt
Bill Turner
Abdal Ullah
Motin Uz-Zaman
Patrick Vernon"

(hat tip Tower Hamlets Labour)

Update: Bill Turner has now withdrawn.

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