UPDATE: Porter didn't make it on to short list, see here
Jon Ashworth is the Labour Party candidate for Leicester South.
I am not sure how much intervention there is from the NEC, I am guessing if you
won as a socialist you would be cut out by them?
Can the left take part in internal Labour Party contests?
How do the short lists work?
I was shocked that John McDonnell MP failed twice to get
on the ballot paper for Labour leader.
I am not just having a go, all on the left, would benefit from a more left wing Labour Party.
In other news Jenny Jones is the Green Party candidate for London Mayor.
Comments welcome on this!