Former Hertsmere candiate makes new Parliament bid

FORMER Hertsmere parliamentary candidate Kelly Edwards is making a second bid to enter Parliament. Mrs Edwards, nee Tebb, polled 11,500 votes for Labour when she faced off against Hertsmere's incumbent Tory MP James Clappison at the 2005 General Election.

FORMER Hertsmere parliamentary candidate Kelly Edwards is making a second bid to enter Parliament.

Mrs Edwards, nee Tebb, polled 11,500 votes for Labour when she faced off against Hertsmere's incumbent Tory MP James Clappison at the 2005 General Election.

And now the 31-year-old former parliamentary researcher has been shortlisted as the party's prospective candidate for Reading West.

The shortlist, which has seven other names on it, has been drawn up after the current Labour MP Andrew Salter announced he would stand down at the next General Election.


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Mrs Edwards, who works in PR, will find out if she has been selected at a meeting of the local Labour party on June 13.

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