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Addingham man to fight for Labour candidacy for Ilkley Keighley seat
8:00am Tuesday 22nd October 2013 in Local news
A second politician has put his name forward to fight to be Labour candidate for the Ilkley Keighley seat at the next general election.
Yorkshire-born Henri Murison, 29, lives in Addingham and already has experience in politics after a role on the cabinet at Newcastle City Council.
Currently working in financial services, he has recently been involved in a campaign for businesses in Keighley and Ilkley to adopt a living wage for their staff.
Mr Murison hopes to be chosen as Labour candidate and take the seat from Conservative Kris Hopkins.
He said: “I’m proud to have been born in Yorkshire and I’ll always live in the constituency.
“I will be a real leader to get things done in the community. I’ll always spend more time in the constituency than in Parliament.”
The party will make its decision on a candidate in late November.