This week, the Young Labour national committee voted overwhelmingly in favour of submitting a rule change regarding mandatory reselection of MPs to 2019 party conference.

This is the apparently radical notion that MPs should remain accountable to local people’s interests, and win a selection contest every term they wish to represent their constituency in parliament. New candidates, especially young members and those from working-class backgrounds who are institutionally shut out from standing as candidates, would be on an equal footing against well-resourced MPs.

Source: Lara McNeill: Mandatory reselection will help young Labour activists | LabourList

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