The longlist for the selection of a Labour candidate for Crewe and Nantwich has been settled. Nominations closed at noon yesterday.
David said, "I am absolutely delighted with the result, because I managed to secure 85% of the nominations. This is way beyond my expectations. It is a clear endorsement from the activists in the Labour Party branches and the affiliated organsiations.
"I am very much looking forward to the shortlisting meeting, where the delegates representing the various Labour Party and affiliated branches will decide who goes on the shortlist."