So my hopes of fighting for Battersea at the next General Election are not to be. Never mind.
Battersea now has a very capable and hard working candidate in Jane Ellison and I am sure that she will be the MP for Battersea.
The process was more fun than I thought it would be and Michael Portillo gave us all quite a grilling, not nasty, just thorough. Lots of people said kind words and assured me that I would get a good seat, I would like to thank them. The Battersea association were great, very friendly and very efficient. Sam Gyimah and Louise Bagshaw were also great fun and I am full of confidence for them too, hopefully we will all be on the green benches in a few years.
I had forgotten what an emotional roller coaster the whole seat selection process was, someone once said that it was like falling in love only to be dumped.
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