Help us choose our next Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Cities of London and Westminster Labour Party (and our next Labour MP). Come along to the first hustings and hear from the candidates!
Seven people made it through for the final round of the selection in the Cities of London and Westminster.
Interviews were carried out in December 2017. It has been an intense battle over several months with 40 people applying for the seat initially.
Our constituency was long seen as a Conservative stronghold but not anymore after Mark Field’s majority was cut from nearly 10,000 to just 3,148 at the last election in June 2017.
The final Cities of London and Westminster PPC shortlist is as follows:
Rehana Ameer – City of London councillor, GMB member who received nominations from more than half the branches.
Chris Clark – transport worker and TSSA rep who won backing from the GMB.
Gordon Nardell – barrister, Unite member and former Southwark councillor nominated by the CLP’s West End branch.
Steven Saxby – vicar nominated by Unite, the Bakers’ Union and the women’s forum who received nominations from more than half the branches.
Denise Scott-McDonald – Greenwich council cabinet member nominated by the Co-op, the women’s forum and the West End branch.
Sucharita Sethi – communications expert who runs a small business.
Christian Wolmar – transport author and former Richmond Park PPC who has long backed pedestrianisation of Oxford Street is backed by the Co-operative Party.
The next hustings will take place on 23rd January at 18:30pm.
The venue will be:
St. Saviour's Church
London, England SW1V 3QW
For more information please visit our events page https://tinyurl.com/y82dze6a