Preparing for battle in NESH

LABOUR Party members in the new Parliamentary constituency of Hanham and North East Somerset will choose their general election candidate this month.

The contenders for the role are James Caldwell, Rebecca Montacute and former MP Dan Norris, who is currently Mayor of the West of England,.

The successful candidate will be up against the veteran Conservative Jacob Rees-Mogg, MP for North East Somerset since 2010, Lib Dem Dine Romero and the Greens’ Edmund Cannon.

The Green Party selected Mr Cannon, a professor of economics at the University of Bristol and a Keynsham town councillor, in December 2022.

The NESH constituency includes Hanham, Longwell Green and Keynsham.