Green could be the new red in Redcar

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The leader of Redcar and Cleveland Council has hinted that he could stand as a Green Party candidate after being deselected by the Labour party.

Councillor George Dunning, who expects to be removed as leader on Thursday, was one of ten Labour members who last week tore up their party card outside the office of the party’s would-be Redcar MP, Anna Turley.

The veteran Labour councillor was not selected, alongside his deputy Sheelagh Clarke and several members of his cabinet committee, by the party to fight in May’s council election.

Now he said he could stand as an Independent councillor but says several of the members have been approached by the Green Party.

Mr Dunning said:

“I expect to be thrown out as council leader as the Lib Dems move a motion of no confidence in me for a second time, the last time was September 2013. I expect…

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One Response to Green could be the new red in Redcar

  1. Chris says:

    10 Labour councillors resign from Redcar and Cleveland Borough council, after 7 Labour councillors deselected by Labour party.
    http://www.conservativehome.com/localgovernment/2015/02/10-labour-councillors-in-redcar-and-cleveland-resign-from-the-party.html

    THE GREENS ABANDONED THE POOR – NIL PENSION, NIL FOOD MONEY FOR THE POOR, NIL LIVING WAGE

    NORTH EAST PARTY – EX LABOUR
    Why did not these now ex Labour party councillors not join the North East party, made up of
    ex Labour members, now running in Redcar as MP candidate and other parts of the North East?

    REDCAR
    North East Party Philip Lockey

    At the bottom of my National Health Action party page, as I’ve got so many free web pages.
    http://www.anastasia-england.me.uk

    TUSC – EX LABOUR

    Scarborough and Whitby
    has no TUSC MP candidate, so one of these Labour councillors could have run there.

    TUSC is the sacked by Labour party mostly, running 135 MP candidates and over 600 councillor candidates throughout the UK, with 113 MP candidates in England alone.

    http://www.anastasia-england.me.uk

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