Gloria de Piero’s Former Office Manager Standing Against Her… As a Tory

Labour MP Gloria De Piero will face a tricky re-election battle come the next election and not just because she sits on a wafer thin 441 vote majority over the Conservatives. Her former Office Manager Lee Anderson was last night selected to fight the seat for the Tories. Former miner, De Piero’s office manager, and former Labour Councillor Anderson defected to the Tories just over a year ago, but continued to work for the Labour MP for a time. Awkward…

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