This leaves John Duffy, who has been extremely active in holding the Brent Cabinet to account, unselected in his current ward. I understand there are still some wards where short-listing is still open.
Elsewhere, I understand that the architect of the 'Library Transformation Project, which saw 6 of Brent's 12 libraries closed, James Powney, has been short-listed for Willesden Green. Powney has continued to hail the 'success' of that project on his blog but has also used it to critique some Brent Council decisions as well as the leadership of Councillor Butt. LINK
Following rejection by Stonebridge ward last night local party members are asking if Deputy Leader Margaret McLennan will go back to seek selection in Northwick Park. I understand Abdi Aden (currently Sudbury)and newcomer Promise Knight have been selected for Stonebridge. Ernest Ezeajughi has been reselected. Promise describes herself as a mentor and educator and previously worked as as campaign assistant to Dawn Butler and was one of David Miliband's communication team.
A reader has also been in touch to say that he understands all three sitting Queensbury councillors have been short-listed..