Political Scrapbook had a different take entirely on the mystery of Moofy’s failure to be selected for the Rotherham seat:
Was local Rotherham candidate kept off shortlist over MacShane links?
With Labour’s controversial selection process for Rotherham culminating in a walk-out by local party members last night, questions have been asked as to why the leading local candidate was excluded from the shortlist after Labour sources claimed they needed “a clean break from the past”.
Having a literally glittering record for his ten years on Rotherham council, Mahroof Hussain was the obvious omission from a panel of candidates which is set by the party at national level. But local members stormed out of the selection meeting Read on………