Colin Bloom has got off to a cracking start in his campaign to become the next MP for Erith & Thamesmead. It seems that Labour is doing everything they can to help him.
Firstly the current semi-detached Labour MP, John Austin, has become completely detached from the seat and the selection for his replacement has descended into a complete farce. I'm sure that local Labour members will be torn between nepotism and cronyism, still it's nice to have a choice.
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