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Labour’s London mayoral candidate announced

Labour’s London mayoral candidate announced

11 September 2015
Vote Sadiq Khan for London mayor
Sadiq Khan

Welcoming the confirmation of Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting, as Labour’s candidate for the 2016 London mayoral election, Peter Kavanagh, Unite London and eastern regional secretary said: “The selection of Sadiq Khan to be Labour’s mayoral candidate is a vindication of the progressive polices he set out during the campaign. 

“On housing, transport and employment Sadiq offered a positive vision that will deliver the change Londoners are crying out for and with Sadiq as Labour’s candidate I am sure we will win." 

ENDS

For further information please contact Unite head of media and campaigns Alex Flynn on 020 3371 2066 or 07967 665869. 

Notes to editors:

  • Unite is Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union with over 1.4 million members working across all sectors of the economy. The general secretary is Len McCluskey.