A petition was delivered to the full meeting of Stoke-on-Trent City Council on Thursday by a group of mums who are desperately trying to get the leading coalition to change their minds over proposed changes to their beloved Children’s Centres.
In her address to the assembled councillors the group’s spokesperson Nicola Howarth, stressed the impact that these proposals would have on our city’s children, some of which
come from our most vulnerable families.
OK so the long listing for the Labour Party candidate selection has been announced and it contains no surprises and some glaring omissions.
The complete list is, in alphabetical order:
Cllr Sam Corcoran
Let me start by saying, I am applying to be the Labour Party candidate in the upcoming by-election for the constituency of Stoke-on-Trent Central. I think I’m ideally placed to takeover from Tristram Hunt.
Don’t get me wrong, I have absolutely no right to stand whatsoever, I’m not a Labour Party member – but I just hate missing out on things!
Seriously though, did you know there are about 100+ expected applicants from across the party membership?