Chris Webb has been selected as Labour candidate for the constituency of Blackpool South in the next General Election. He won the Labour selection by just 3 votes – 83 to 80.
Announcing the results of the selection process Labour North West said, ‘Blackpool South deserves better than this government – Labour will restore the hope and optimism our country needs. Britain and Blackpool need change.’
Following the last election on 12th December 2019, Blackpool South is currently held by the Conservative Party, with sitting MP Scott Benton gaining 16,247 votes and having a majority of 3,690 with a constituency turnout of 56.8%. The then Labour candidate, Gordon Marsden, polled 12,557 votes.