By Adenike Lucas
The Green party will not stand a candidate in the constituency of Ealing Central and Acton at the forthcoming parliamentary election.
A press statement from the party stated that members had voted for it to stand aside in the June 8 election, on the basis of three public commitments from the current MP, Rupa Huq.
One of the criteria given in the alliance between the Green and the Labour party against the Tories in the west London constituency was for Dr Huq to “actively campaign for voting reform to improve democracy in the UK.”
Dr Huq a Labour MP, elected with 22,000 and a 274 majority in 2015, already opposes the Heathrow expansion and was against the triggering of article 50.”
The statement signed by Mark, states that the “Ealing Green Party will field candidates and campaign actively in other constituencies in Ealing.
“Green Party prospective parliamentary candidates for Ealing North and Ealing Southall will be announced at 9 am on 5 May 2017.