The Labour Party in the North has announced that Mike Hill is to be Labour’s candidate for Hartlepool.
Mike lives in Hartlepool and is an active local campaigner who is passionate about the town and its future. He has been active in the Labour movement for decades and fights for working people as a UNISON official. He cares passionately about the NHS and wants to defend the service from Tory cuts.
Mike Hill, Labour’s candidate for Hartlepool, said:
“Hartlepool is my home and I’m delighted to have been selected as the Labour candidate. I have a real passion for the town and want to see it develop and prosper but I’m angry at what this Tory Government is doing.
“Iain Wright has been an excellent local MP and a strong voice for Hartlepool. I am looking forward to hitting the campaign trail and making the case for Labour to local people.”
Iain Wright, Labour MP for Hartlepool, said:
“I am absolutely delighted for both Hartlepool and for Mike. He will be the strongest possible champion for the town in Parliament.”