Which Labour selections will be open – and which are All-women shortlist?

Today the party’s powerful Organisation Sub-committee of the NEC (more commonly known as Org Sub) agreed which target seats will be “Open selections” (where all members can apply) and which will be All-women shortlists. The party is aiming for 50% of all target seats to be AWS, so this is the first stage of that process (seats in Scotland, Yorkshire and the Humber, the remainder of the East Midlands and Lancashire will be brought to next meeting of Orb Sub in March).

In total the committee has agreed recommendations for 79 parliamentary constituencies with 39 All-Women Shortlists. All recommendations must go forward to the next full NEC – but it’s unlikely we’ll see any significant changes now that the Org Sub wrangling is over.

Here are the recommendations for future selections that were agreed today (by region):

Region Constituency Majority Current Recommendation
London Battersea -5,977 Con Open
London Bermondsey & Old Southwark -8,530 LD OPEN
London Brent Central -1,345 LD OPEN
London Brentford & Isleworth -1,958 Con Open
London Ealing Central & Acton -3,716 Con AWS
London Enfield North -1,692 Con AWS
London Finchley & Golders Green -5,809 Con Open
London Harrow East -3,403 Con AWS
London Hendon -106 Con OPEN
London Hornsey & Wood Green -6,875 LD AWS
London Ilford North -5,404 Con OPEN
London Lewisham Deptford 12,499 LAB AWS
North Stockton South -332 Con AWS
North West Bury North 2583 Con Open
North West City of Chester -2,583 Con Open
North West Manchester, Withington -1,894 LD Open
North West Warrington South -1,553 Con Open
North West Weaver Vale -991 Con AWS
North West Wirral West -2,436 Con AWS
South East Brighton, Kemptown -1,328 Con AWS
South East Brighton, Pavilion -1,252 Green AWS
South East Hove -1,868 Con Open
South West Kingswood -2,445 Con AWS
South West North East Somerset -4,914 Con Open
South West Plymouth, Sutton & Devonport -1,149 Con Open
Wales Aberconwy -3,398 Con AWS
Wales Arfon -1,455 PC Open
Wales Cardiff Central -4,576 LD AWS
Wales Cardiff North -194 Con AWS
Wales Carmarthen East & Dinefwr -3,481 PC Open
Wales Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire -3,423 Con AWS
Wales Preseli Pembrokeshire -4,605 Con Open
Wales Vale of Glamorgan -4,307 Con Open
West Midlands Birmingham, Yardley -3,002 LD AWS
West Midlands Dudley South -3,856 Con AWS
West Midlands Halesowen & Rowley Regis -2,023 Con AWS
West Midlands North Warwickshire -54 Con Open
West Midlands Nuneaton -2,069 Con AWS
West Midlands Stourbridge -5,164 Con Open
West Midlands Wolverhampton South West -691 Con Open

And here are the selections that have already taken place – ranked in order of majority, and whether each selection was Open or AWS:

Region Constituency Majority Current Early Selections completed
Eastern Thurrock -92 Con AWS
Eastern Norwich South -310 LD Open
Eastern Waveney -769 Con Open
North Carlisle -853 Con AWS
East Midlands Lincoln -1,058 Con AWS
South West Stroud -1,299 Con Open
Eastern Bedford -1,353 Con Open
East Midlands Northampton North -1,936 Con AWS
South East Hastings & Rye -1,993 Con AWS
Eastern Ipswich -2,079 Con Open
South West Gloucester -2,420 Con Open
West Midlands Worcester -2,982 Con AWS
West Midlands Cannock Chase -3,195 Con Open
West Midlands Warwick & Leamington -3,513 Con AWS
South West South Swindon -3,544 Con AWS
Eastern Stevenage -3,578 Con AWS
East Midlands Loughborough -3,744 Con Open
Eastern Norwich North -3,901 Con AWS
Eastern Great Yarmouth -4,276 Con AWS
Eastern Watford -4,541 Con Open
East Midlands High Peak -4,677 Con AWS
Eastern Peterborough -4,861 Con AWS
Eastern Harlow -4,925 Con AWS
South East Milton Keynes South -5,201 Con Open
North Redcar -5,214 LD AWS
South East Dover -5,274 Con AWS
West Midlands Stafford -5,460 Con AWS
Eastern South Basildon & East Thurrock -5,772 Con Open
West Midlands Redditch -5,821 Con AWS
South East Crawley -5,928 Con Open
South East Reading West -6,004 Con AWS
North West Crewe & Nantwich -6,046 Con Open
South West Bristol North West -6,056 Con Open
South East Chatham & Aylesford -6,069 Con Open
West Midlands Tamworth -6,090 Con AWS
West Midlands Burton -6,304 Con Open
South West North Swindon -7,060 Con Open
Eastern Cambridge -7,447 LD Open
South West Bristol West -11,366 LD AWS

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