Lillian is an active UNISON official in the East Midlands who's campaigned successfully on a range of issues including women's rights; anti racism; public sector pensions and funding for the health service. This are some the issues she stands for here.
Chuka an employment lawyer by profession is on Compass's Management Committee and Compass Youth member (see here and what he stands for there), he's probably best known for his stellar performance on Question Time.
Now the real campaign to get them elected begins - both will make exemplary Labour candidates. We look forward to working with them for greater democracy and equality both inside and outside Parliament.