Great Yarmouth CLP (target seat 73) selected their PPC yesterday ahead of the 2015 General Election – Lara Norris. Here’s a biography of Lara:
Lara Norris is a community campaigner and was backed by Unite in the selection. 20 years ago Lara left her home with her two children for a women’s refuge. After the Labour Government took office in 1997 she had the opportunity to go to university, working part time, and raising her two children as a lone parent. After finishing university, Lara started working for Home-Start, a local charity who support parents with children under 5. She has also worked for the Labour Party as an organiser, on community campaigns in Bedford, Luton and Norwich, and around the region, until the 2010 General Election when she was offered her current role – managing the office of Luton South MP, Gavin Shuker. Lara is married to Paul and has two grown up sons, Alex and Max, both in full time education.
Congratulations to Lara and commiserations to the other shortlisted candidate.