We’ve been asked do we have any news on the much delayed process to find the successor to Frank Field as the local Labour Party parliamentary candidate for Birkenhead.
As we revealed in our exclusive in February the last attempt, whether cock up or conspiracy, ended in farce. Now over 4 months later things don’t appear to be any closer to a resolution. A local political insider tells us :
Not so much paperless as clueless! Not so much paper trail as trial by paper!
Let’s just hope somebody has confiscated Norbury’s red crayons and put a spell check on his PC – after all we’re sure after his eloquent tweeting exploits the Birkenhead CLP after wouldn’t want to be ‘depraved’ (sic) of his submission to be the next Labour candidate for the Birkenhead ‘Constituancy’ (sic)…