Labour scraps all-female shortlist for Liverpool mayor

By Maya Wolfe-Robinson7 days ago

Figures on left accuse party of trying to keep Corbyn-endorsed candidate Anna Rothery off ballot

Labour has been accused of a “stitch-up” after scrapping its all-female shortlist in the race for the next mayor of Liverpool, with one candidate threatening legal action if the decision is not reversed.

The party reopened the selection for a mayoral candidate on Tuesday shortly before ballots were due to go to party members, with none of the existing candidates invited to apply.

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