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Who’s Praful Nargund, the Labour candidate chosen to switch Jeremy Corbyn?

The Labour candidate taking over Jeremy Corbyn in Islington North on the Normal Election has now been introduced. Praful Nargund was chosen because the get together’s parliamentary candidate final Friday, hours after former Labour chief Corbyn announced he could be standing as an unbiased. 

Reacting to the announcement, Nargund wrote on X: “It’s an honour to have been chosen as Labour’s candidate for Islington North and I sit up for the marketing campaign forward. I promise to be a really native MP, that represents all households and companies that decision this particular place their residence.

“Solely Labour can change the nation and repair 14 years of Tory failure.”

Nargund has been a councillor in Islington since Might 2022 and has sat on the Coverage and Efficiency Committee and the Licensing Committee. He’s additionally on Islington council’s well being, wellbeing and grownup social care scrutiny committee and has stated on his web site how he grew up in an NHS household and is aware of “how necessary it’s that we remedy the issues of employees shortages”.

He labored as Chief Govt of abc ivf, a sequence of 15 clinics based by his mom Geeta. Nargund’s web site says that he’s “utilizing my expertise to champion insurance policies for a abilities revolution for younger folks”, and that he has spent a decade “utilizing innovation to deal with inequalities in fertility remedy.”

On the listing for Labour’s Barnsbury councillors, Nargund is known as an entrepreneur and campaigner with a give attention to “revolutionising the abilities system, to enhance entry to alternatives”. He additionally sits on Labour’s Council of Expertise Advisors. 

To this point, Nargund has remained unforthcoming with speaking to the press, with the Islington Tribune newspaper stating it had obtained “complete silence” from the candidate hopeful since approaching him repeatedly for remark about his ambition to symbolize the constituency.

The candidate alternative got here regardless of a poll of members initially being deliberate over the following week, to decide on between Nargund and the opposite shortlisted candidate Sem Moema. Nonetheless LabourList reported that the Nationwide Govt Committee (NEC) sped up the method with the quick approaching election and chosen Nargund. 

It comes after the NEC determined to bar present MP Jeremy Corbyn from standing for Labour once more. 

(Picture credit score: Labour Celebration / YouTube screenshot)

Hannah Davenport is information reporter at Left Foot Ahead

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