Thursday, June 16, 2016

Anamul Islam is Labour Candidate for Forest Gate North

Picture following the selection of Anamul Islam tonight (looking pensive holding the large "Vote Labour" placard) as the Labour Party candidate for the Newham Council by election on 14 July.

There were 11 high quality candidates for the position, all of whom were long listed. Anamul was elected on the 2nd ballot with over 50% of the votes.

He is an excellent choice as a Councillor. A local boy who is a hard working committed campaigner and a long standing trade union and community activist.

I am really pleased that Forest Gate North branch Officers was able to work with West Ham Labour Executive Committee and others to make sure that our selection process was as we committed it to be "fair, democratic and inclusive".

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