Sunday, July 26, 2009
MacKinlay Explains His Decision
YourThurrock.com interviewed Andrew MacKinlay yesterday about his decision to stand down. It's worth a watch, particularly when he talks about his frustration with parliamentary politics, the McKinnon case and Damian Green.
At the end he expresses the hope that Thurrock Labour Party will be able to choose his successor in an open way. Sadly that won't be the case. The Labour Party hasn't yet held an Open Primary, and the probability is that they will be presented with an all women shortlist to choose from..