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Colne Valley members select Jane East as their Parliamentary Candidate.

Colne Valley members select Jane East as their Parliamentary Candidate.

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On Saturday July 12th, members of Colne Valley Labour Party selected Jane East as their candidate for the 2015 General Election.

 Four women had been shortlisted.  Each of them made a speech, followed by a question and answer session, before members voted.

Jane said, “I am overwhelmed by the support that I have received over the last few weeks.  We are a strong and vibrant party who will make it clear to the people of Colne Valley what damage the Tory MP Jason McCartney and his party are doing to our country. I will fight as hard as I can to keep our NHS public, and for what is right and fair. The campaign starts now, and I look forward to moving into the Constituency within the next few weeks.”

Steve Morris, Constituency Chair, said, “We are delighted to have Jane as our Parliamentary Candidate. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience from working for organisations like Christian Aid and Amnesty International. She has a lot to offer to the people of the Colne and Holme Valleys and the country as a whole as the next MP for Colne Valley.”

 

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