Sinn Fein to select general election candidate next week

Sinn Fein will select their candidate to contest the Westminster election in Foyle next week.
Sinn Fein will select their candidate to contest the Westminster election in Foyle next week.

Derry Sinn Féin will select its Foyle candidate to contest the Westminster election at a convention to be held in the Tower Hotel next Thursday (October 9).

The Party Chairperson in the City, Charles Lamberton said he was confident whoever goes forward to contest the Foyle seat will epitomise all the party stands for.

“Sinn Féin will select its Foyle Candidate to fight the Westminster election in May 2015 at a Convention of Party delegates to be held in the Tower Hotel on October 9.

“Nominations for candidates are now open and will close 72 hours in advance of the convention at 7.30 pm on Monday October 6.

“Derry Sinn Féin has an abundance of leadership talent as is evidenced by the steady growth of both party membership and the continual increase in electoral support in successive elections.

“I am looking forward to the selection of a strong candidate who will put forward an ambitious vision of job creation and delivery for the Foyle constituency and the wider North West Region.”

The general election is due to take place on May 7, 2015.