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From The Socialist newspaper, 16 April 2008

Standing up for socialism

SOCIALIST PARTY members are standing in local council and Greater London Assembly elections on Thursday 1 May. They aim to put forward a clear socialist alternative to the mainstream parties - Tories, New Labour, LibDems - that base their policies on the needs of big business. Socialist candidates are standing in the wards or constituencies listed below.

Area Ward/Constituency Candidate
GLA elections Lewisham and Greenwich Cllr. Chris Flood 
Manchester Baguley ward Lynn Worthington 
Sefton Netherton and Orrell ward Peter Glover 
City of Lincoln Carholme ward Nicholas Parker 
Cardiff Adamsdown ward James Mapstone 
Cardiff Canton ward Lianne Francis 
Cardiff Pentwyn ward Stephen Williams 
Swansea Castle ward Alec Thraves 
Swansea Castle ward Sarah Mayo 
Nuneaton / Bedworth Camp Hill ward Peter Bradley 
Coventry St Michael's ward Cllr. Dave Nellist 
Coventry Sherbourne ward Jason Toynbee 
Coventry Whoberley ward Jim Donnolly 
Stoke on Trent Burslem South ward Jane Mellalieu 
Sheffield Graves Park ward Alan Munro 
Wakefield Wakefield East ward Mick Griffiths 
Huddersfield Crosland Moor and Netherton ward Ian Slattery (onbehalf of Huddersfield Save Our NHS)

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