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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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