Liverpool Mayor Anderson pitches for safe Labour seat of Walton

Joe Anderson
Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson has announced he intends to stand as MP for Walton if current incumbent Steve Rotheram is successful in his bid to become the new City Region Mayor on May 4. The Liverpool Echo has reported that if the Walton seat becomes vacant it will not be filled through the traditional selection process in which the candidate is voted for by local members. Instead, the candidate will be selected directly by Labour’s National Executive Committee. Rotheram is widely expected for the new metro mayoral position... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...