Category Archive: 2015elections

Jan 06 2015

Labour’s Uma Kumaran – On to a Winner in Harrow East?

Uma Kumaran, known best, perhaps, for her demands for censorship of articles she doesn’t like on, has sent out a press release, noting that former Conservative candidate Iain Dale has conceded that Labour’s Uma Kumaran is likely to be the MP for Harrow East after May. She writes, “Dale, a prominent political blogger and …

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Dec 17 2014

Ex-Mayor Nana Asante to run as TUSC Candidate in 2015

Press release from Nana Asante: Former Harrow Mayor Declares Intention To Run For TUSC in 2015 General Election At the 4th Grassroots Community Meeting which took place at Stanmore Baptist Church last Saturday, former Harrow Mayor Nana Asante officially declared her intention to contest the Harrow East seat for TUSC (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition) …

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Dec 16 2014

Hannah David Forgets Where She’s Standing

Must be the season for silly mistakes, what with Harrow Council’s cock-up on bin collection dates, and now Hannah David, Prospective MP for Harrow West forgetting which seat she’s standing for, if this photo of her latest election leaflet is anything to go by. Thanks to @PrimeshPatel for the photo. As Primesh helpfully pointed out, …

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Dec 15 2014

Uma Kumaran Stamps Foot; Demands Take Down

Almost a year ago, the now-defunct Independent Labour Group wrote a guest post for iharrow, expressing their surprise at Uma Kumaran’s selection as Labour’s Harrow East candidate. In that post, they asked how long she’d been involved in local politics in Harrow, and suggested her “… sudden interest in Harrow seems clearly due to personal …

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Dec 01 2014

Local Hustings for Harrow East Generates Lively Debate

On Saturday 29 November, the hotly contested battle for Harrow East began as parliamentary candidates clashed in a bid to secure the vote of some 9,000 Muslims in the area. The incumbent Conservative MP for Harrow East, Bob Blackman was present, alongside Labour prospective parliamentary candidate Uma Kumaran and the prospective Liberal Democrat candidate, Ross …

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