London Labour: Parliamentary candidate selection round up

A recent Survation poll predicted that, on current numbers, Labour would pick up every seat in London at the next election bar one (Twickenham, which would stay in the hands of the... Read more »

Sam Tarry de-selected as Labour candidate in Ilford

Redbridge Council leader Jas Asthwal has been selected as the new Labour candidate for Ilford South, ousting the consticuency’s serving MP. Cllr Asthwal will go forward as the party’s candidate at the next... Read more »

Thames Centre candidate says over two dozen signs stolen after CTV story about the issue

Thames Centre mayoral candidate Kelly Elliot calls it ‘ironic’ that about 25 more of her election signs were stolen in the town of Thorndale overnight after a previous story about the issue.... Read more »

The candidate banned from contacting Waltham Forest Council

A man banned from contacting council staff for six months is hoping to be elected as a councillor next week. Charles Edwards, a candidate for Walthamstow’s St James ward, has long been... Read more »

Croydon mayoral election candidate “embarrassed” by council’s bankruptcy – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter Labour’s candidate for Croydon’s mayoral election said she is “embarrassed” by the council’s bankruptcy. In May, the borough will choose its first directly-elected mayor at the... Read more »

Government names preferred candidate for Charity Commission Chair

Orlando Fraser has been a commercial barrister for nearly 30 years, practising at 4 Stone Buildings. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014. Previously he served on the board of the Charity... Read more »

Conservative candidate for Southend West says she will ‘carry on the legacy’ of Sir David Amess

The new prospective Conservative MP for Southend West hopes to “carry on the legacy” of Sir David Amess in her by-election campaign. Anna Firth was selected by the Southend West Conservative Association... Read more »

Boris Johnson ‘hid a pollution report on areas’ around schools as mayor, says Labour GLA candidate

Boris Johnson ‘hid a report in regards to the variety of schools in polluted areas in his drawer’ throughout his time as mayor, a Labour GLA candidate stated throughout a hustings debate... Read more »

London Mayor candidate arrested during Canary Wharf HSBC protest

London Mayoral candidate Valerie Brown was amongst these arrested for smashing the home windows of HSBC headquarters at Canary Wharf as a part of an Extinction Rebellion protest this morning. The Burning... Read more »

People are surprised London mayoral candidate Count Binface’s hilarious manifesto actually has ‘good points’

It was revealed that London mayoral election candidate Count Binface is polling on the similar numbers as Laurence Fox who has been much more within the highlight. This was shocking as a... Read more »