MP Naz Shah to launch legal action against her own party over mayoral shortlist

Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities and Bradford West MP Naz Shah will begin the action after Salma Yacoob was shortlisted to run for Labour to be West Midlands Mayor.

But Ms Shah is disputing the decision to allow Ms Yacoob to stand after her time in the party did not meet the threshold.

Ms Shah previously spoke out about twice feeling suicidal when Ms Yacoob ran a “despicable” campaign against her as a Respect Party candidate in 2017.

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source: Yorkshire Post

2019-10-22 19:14
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