Swansea West selection
Interesting selection contest going on in Swansea West CLP, a seat with a Labour majority of 4269 over the LDs, where Father of the House Alan Williams is retiring as MP at the next election.
On politicalbetting.com the nominations are reported as:
Dr Parvaiz Ali: nominated by Castle, Cockett, Dunvant, Killay, Mayals, Sketty and Townhill Wards, Amicus 0257, 0901, Swansea University Labour Students.
Alana Davies: nominated by Castle & Cockett Wards.
Geraint Davies: nominated by Castle Ward & Co-operative Party.
Tamsin Dunwoody: Nominated by Uplands Ward, Unison City & County of Swansea, TSSA, USDAW A208,A030,A180, A194, A196.
Sophie Howe: nominated by Dunvant, Killay, Mayals, Sketty & Townhill Wards, Swansea University Labour Students.
Derek Vaughan: nominated by Uplands Ward, ASLEF, TGWU 4/1, 4/1400/2, 4/72, Unison Health, Unison City & County of Swansea.
The selection takes place on Friday.
Geraint Davies is the former MP for Croydon Central (1997-2005), Tamsin Dunwoody is Gwyneth Dunwoody MP's daughter and was Assembly Member for Preseli Pembrokeshire from 2003-2007 and a Deputy Minister in the pre-election Welsh Assembly Government.
Does anyone know anything about the other candidates?
UPDATE: The selection was won by Geraint Davies.