London Mayoral candidate shortlist and revised timetable published

London Region Liberal Democrats have announced the shortlist of four for the selection of the party’s Mayoral candidate for 2012:

  • Brian Haley
  • Lembit Opik
  • Brian Paddick
  • Mike Tuffrey

There will now be a ballot of all eligible London party members.

The revised timetable for the rest of the selection is as follows:

July 12: Publication of shortlist
July 18: Postal ballot mailed out to members in London
July 27: London all-member hustings meeting
August 31: Deadline for returning ballot papers
September 2: Count and declaration of result

(note changes in bold)

The London all-member hustings meeting will be held at 7pm on July 27 at Hamilton House, Mabeldon Place, London WC1H 9BD. [map]

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  • I think the previous comment about Brian Haley was unfair. As a party, we need to be encouraging people from all walks of life and experiences to come forward for positions such as this.

    I for one, am pleased we have four excellent candidates on the shortlist and look forward to the various hustings.

  • @ David Morris – hustings late July, ballot deadline a month later. Perhaps you misread the month on the latter item?

  • Ian MacFadyen 13th Jul '11 - 3:06pm

    Mr Haley has at last joined the right party and follows in a good tradition – besides Vince Cable and others in the UK, the interim Liberal leader in Canada used to be the New Democrat premier of Ontario.

  • Jemima Cleo 14th Jul '11 - 9:58am

    Brian Haley is a careerist who does not represent the BAME communities but himself and himself alone. I think you only need to check his records as a cllr in Haringey and all his business dealings which remain undisclosed to the public but to the labour group.He is a part of the corrupt elites in labour controlled Haringey.This is a man that says one thing but means something else.

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