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Why we’re backing Ruth Jones in Newport West

Ruth Jones was born and brought up in Newport. She has worked in the NHS for over 30 years, and is all too knowledgeable about the devastating effects of Tory cuts and privatisation upon our treasured national health service. In 2007, she was elected as President of the Wales Trades Union Congress. With a background…

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Why we’re backing Preet Gill in Birmingham Edgbaston

Preet Gill was born in Edgbaston, and works at both a local and international scale. Her work as Shadow Minister for International Development covers areas ranging from humanitarian policy and strategy to issues affecting children and youth. But this vital work has not detracted from her passion for local politics. Preet is Vice-President of the…

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Why we’re backing Mary Wimbury in Wrexham

Mary Wimbury was selected to be the Welsh Labour candidate for Wrexham by a comfortable majority, no doubt in large part because of her history as a fully-committed and highly-principled activist. With a wide-ranging career in which she has worked in social care, for the BBC, and run an education charity, Mary combines a passion…

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Why we’re backing Max Wilkinson for Cheltenham

Max Wilkinson has lived in Cheltenham for ten years. A committed environmentalist, he knows the value of protecting and preserving the planet for future generations. This, combined with full-throated support of a Final Say referendum, makes him perfectly placed to claim the constituency from the Tories in what promises to be a knife-edge battle. Cheltenham…

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Why we’re backing Daisy Cooper in St Albans

As the only major-party candidate who lives in the constituency, it comes as no surprise that Daisy Cooper knows the issues faced by St Albans inside and out. Her involvement in local campaigns is incredibly broad (from Save St Albans Pubs to the commuter action group) – but her vision for the future is global.…

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Why we’re backing David Pinto-Duschinsky in Hendon!

David Pinto-Duschinsky knows more than most about how important the NHS is. As a child he suffered from a serious speech impediment that took years to recover from – only the NHS gave him that chance to speak up and have a voice. Decades later, David is using that voice to speak up for the…

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Why we’re backing Lynn Denham in Worcester

Lynn Denham and her family have called Worcester home for more than 30 years. She spent her working life in the NHS, and was elected to the City Council in 2012. She knows just how hard Worcester has been hit by successive Tory governments: from the fall in wages and living standards to the crisis…

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Why we’re backing Claire Hanna in Belfast South

As a mother of two who has lived and schooled in South Belfast since the age of three, Claire Hanna understands the issues her constituents face on a daily basis. A strong advocate for sustainability and fair wages, she brought the motion that led to Belfast becoming the first Living Wage council in Northern Ireland,…

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