I was sworn to secrecy but Conservative Home has published what they reckon is the definitive Conservative ‘A List’ candidates. So here are the brown folks:
1 Tariq Ahmad (Croydon North PPC in 2005)
2 Amar Ahmed (Manchester Blackley PPC in 2005)
3 Syed Kamall MEP
4 Ali Miraj (PPC for Aberavon in 2001 and PPC for Watford in 2005)
5 Priti Patel (Former Candidate for Nottingham North)
6 Kulveer Ranger (Former Candidate for Makerfield)
7 Sayeeda Warsi (Tory Vice-Chairman and Dewsbury PPC in 2005)
8 Suella Fernandes (Candidate for Leicester East in 2005)
For those not following this political hot-potato – David Cameron has put together an ‘A list’ of candidates that would be given priority in the next election for seats etc. It is not guaranteed they will all be running for seats, but there is a good chance. In coming weeks they’ll be applying for seats and once we hear who shall be contesting where, we will let you know.
The list has been created to give women and ethnic minorities a push within the party, and to give respect where it is due, Cameron is delivering on a promise. There are
only two three Asian women here which is a shame not too bad. If Cameron survives the A list controversy, the party is more likely to win the election in my opinion. If not, it will be his and the party’s downfall.
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