Conservatives reveal longlist for Croydon South MP candidate
The longlist for the selection of the Conservative Party's next Parliamentary candidate in Croydon South has been revealed.
Croydon Council leader Coun Mike Fisher, Mayor of London Boris Johnson's deputy Kit Malthouse and Shaun Bailey, former at adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, are among the 15 prospective candidates.
The list be whittled down to at most four after interviews with the party's Croydon South Association next weekend before the successor to Rirchard Ottaway MP is chosen on November 12.
Whoever is selected is almost certain to be the next Croydon South MP as the Conservatives had a 28 per cent margin in the constituency at the 2010 election.
The list of prospective candidates, confirmed by the Conservative Home blog, is:
- Oliver Dowden
- Laura Trott
- Chris Philp
- Mike Fisher
- Shaun Bailey
- Lucy Frazer
- Nusrat Ghani
- Melanie Hampton
- Nigel Huddleston
- Rachel Joyce
- Charlotte Vere
- Kit Malthouse
- Suella Fernandes
- Ruth Porter
- Robert Jenrick
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