Unite union member Katherine McGuirk is a strong candidate with two decades of experience as a senior local councillor in Barnet, working as a researcher for Labour MPs in parliament and a “real life” extended career in retail at John Lewis.
However, with a strong preference among the Croydon Central Labour party members to choose a locally based candidate, and with no significant campaigning effort by “Red Kaff” McGuirk, it seems likely that this candidate, who came close to winning nomination for a parliamentary seat in Watford, will not be pursuing her parliamentary career from Croydon.
INSIDE CROYDON’S QUESTIONS
We put questions to all the candidates. Unfortunately, McGuirk opted not to respond.
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