Liverpool mayoral hopeful Anna Rothery’s strong campaign to become Labour’s candidate in May has continued today, with two of the city’s best left MPs both giving her their resounding endorsement.
Walton’s Dan Carden tweeted:
West Derby MP Ian Byrne said:
Anna is a fierce opponent of all forms of injustice and inequality. I believe that she is the right candidate to restore trust in the potential of local government.
Labour activists have threatened a campaign strike if the party tries to stitch Rothery – who would become the UK’s first black, female executive mayor if elected – out of the selection. Ballots were delayed without explanation yesterday and will now not be delivered to members until Monday, with the party re-interviewing all three shortlisted candidates today.
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