General election 2017

For the general election to be held on 8 June 2017, Labour have selected the following parliamentary candidates for the five constituencies in Shropshire:

Shrewsbury and Atcham

Dr Laura Davies is Labour’s parliamentary candidate in Shrewsbury and Atcham. Having previously been Labour’s parliamentary candidate in the 2015 general election, Laura is a surgeon working in the NHS and a former Medical Officer in the Armed Forces.

In the last general election, Labour came in second place with 15,063 votes. Shrewsbury and Atcham was previously won by Labour in 1997 and 2001.

@lauraforshrews

Telford

Kuldip Sahota is Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Telford. A local businessman, Kuldip served as Leader of Telford and Wrekin Council from 2011 to 2016 and has been the local councillor for Malinslee and Dawley since 2001.

In the last general election, Labour narrowly lost the Telford constituency by 730 votes. The seat had been won by Labour since its creation in 1997.

@telfordlabour

The Wrekin

Dylan Harrison is Labour’s parliamentary candidate for The Wrekin. A former non-executive director of the Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group, Dylan is a committed NHS campaigner and works in child protection.

In the last general election, Labour came in second place with 11,836 votes and last won the seat in 2001.

@Dylan_PRH4Me

North Shropshire

Graeme Currie is Labour’s parliamentary candidate in North Shropshire. Having stood for Labour in North Shropshire in 2015, Graeme is a qualified social worker, runs a local social work business and stood for Labour in Ruyton and Baschurch in 2017.

In the last general election, Labour came in second place with 10,457 votes.

@graeme_currie1

Ludlow

Dr Julia Buckley is Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Ludlow. Local to Bridgnorth, Julia works at Wolverhampton City Council, and stood for Labour in Bridgnorth East and Astley Abbotts during this year’s Shropshire Council elections.

In the last general election Labour increased its vote share, achieving 5,902 votes.

@labourludlow