Vote Alex Aitken for Birmingham Northfield on 4th July


Two years ago, I posted the statement below on social media, announcing that I did not intend to stand again for election as MP for Birmingham Northfield. At the same time I voiced my support for Alex Aitken to become the next Labour candidate for the constituency.

With the General Election having finally been called, on 4th July I will have the opportunity to vote for Alex to become my home MP.

In his work as both a local councillor and parliamentary candidate, Alex has lived up to everything I said about him two years ago.

With your support, I know he will also make a great MP.

You can read more about Alex on his Facebook page: Alex Aitken – Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Northfield. His Twitter/X profile is @alex4northfield

If you live in Birmingham Northfield constituency, please vote for Alex Aitken on 4th July.

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I was Labour Member of Parliament for Birmingham Northfield between 1992 and 2019 and a former Shadow Transport Minister. I now chair Healthwatch in Birmingham and Solihull, and the West Midlands Board of Remembering Srebrenica. I also work as a public affairs consultant. I am an effective community advocate and stakeholder alliance builder with a passion for human rights. I am a trustee of the Balfour Project charity and of Citizens Advice Birmingham, and a former Chair of Medical Aid for Palestinians.

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