Alastair Campbell called on for Labour team talk to help topple Mike Freer

PUBLISHED: 17:23 03 February 2015 | UPDATED: 17:33 03 February 2015

Alastair Campbell. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Alastair Campbell. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

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Alastair Campbell has been known to boast of his “played three, won three” record when it comes to co-ordinating general election campaigns for the Labour Party.

Sarah Sackman. Picture: Nina Sologubenko.Sarah Sackman. Picture: Nina Sologubenko.

As part of Tony Blair’s inner circle, he enjoyed three consecutive election victories in 1997, 2001 and 2005.

So he’s not a bad person to advise the current crop of Labour would-bes, especially if he’s filling party coffers at the same time.

On Thursday evening, Mr Blair’s former spin doctor will entertain a gaggle of Labour enthusiasts in Marylebone with a talk titled How To Win Elections.

Tickets for the gig at Indian restaurant Indali Lounge, in Baker Street, have been going for £60 each, with all the money raised set to support barrister Sarah Sackman’s electoral assault on Finchley and Golders Green.

The former South Hampstead High School pupil will need to channel Mr Campbell’s winning ethos if she is to overcome incumbent Conservative MP Mike Freer.

In other Finchley and Golders Green news, the Lib Dems have selected former Childs Hill councillor and Golders Green synagogue treasurer Jonathan Davies as their candidate.


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