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Labour drops General Election candidate in Old Bexley and Sidcup

Labour has dropped its General Election candidate for the London seat of Old Bexley and Sidcup.

The party would not give reasons for the decision, stating:

Trevor Merralls has been removed as Labour's parliamentary candidate for Old Bexley and Sidcup.

His replacement will be announced in due course.

– Labour Party statement

A spokesman for Mr Merralls said he would be protesting to Labour's ruling National Executive Committee about the situation.

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