Harlow PPC selected

27th November, 2011 3:27 pm

Harlow CLP have selected Suzy Stride as their candidate for the next general election. Suzy works for a grassroots charity tackling social exclusion and worklessness in East London, diverting hundreds of young people away from crime and into education and work. She also works as an advisor to Baroness Jan Royall, Labour’s leader in the House of Lords, on the policy review, ‘What Makes Politics Count for Young People’.

Congratulations to Suzy, and commiserations to the other shortlisted candidates.

  • http://www.facebook.com/RobertHenryScott Robbie Scott

    The most enthusiastic candidate you’re likely to come across. She’ll be a breath of fresh air for you guys. Really lucky to have her as your candidate, FANTASTIC NEWS! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mike-Homfray/510980099 Mike Homfray

    Think this seat might be a hard nut to crack as its far less Labour than it once was. 

    • ThePurpleBooker

      Well it is still a marginal, and if we are going to have a majority we need to take it.

  • Rod_truan

    Congratulations to Suzy.  We are all looking forward to working with Suzy to return Harlow to Labour

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