Anna Rothery was the left’s hope in the contest to become Liverpool’s mayoral candidate and would have become the UK’s first black woman executive mayor – but she is now fighting to remain in the contest after being shamefully cut out of the selection by an ‘unholy alliance’ of right-wingers and a ‘north-west mafia’ hoping to replace her with a candidate more to their liking.
Award-winning film-makers Hazuan Hashim and Phil Maxwell made this moving film of Rothery’s speech on the Windrush generation and scandal – and have provided it to SKWAWKBOX as a global exclusive:
The movie gives an inkling of what Liverpool and the city’s Labour party will miss out on if Rothery’s threatened legal action does not succeed in overturning the scandal.
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