Fanally he will get kicked out of parliament......(Galloway)

George Galloway has said he will contest the next general election for the Respect Party in a London seat being held by a "New Labour stooge".
Mr Galloway announced on Thursday that he would stand against Oona King in Bethnal Green and Bow, east London.

He had earlier won £150,000 libel damages from the Daily Telegraph over claims he received money from Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq.

Ms King said she was "delighted" at the chance to beat Mr Galloway.

Mr Galloway was expelled from Labour last year over anti-war remarks.

The 50-year-old Glasgow Kelvin MP launched Respect, the Unity Coalition, in January along with 1,000 anti-war activists.

The party's declared aims are an end to the occupation of Iraq, the repeal of anti-union laws and the end of privatisation.

Speaking from a cafe in Brick Lane, east London, Mr Galloway said he had accepted the party's invitation to stand with "great honour and pride".

'Song and dance'

He added: "Here in this constituency of Bethnal Green and Bow there is a New Labour stooge MP.

"A stooge who will sing any song, make any speech, do any dance, do anything she is told to by Tony Blair - irrespective of how her constituents are adversely affected or how strongly they feel to the contrary."

Ms King has represented the constituency since 1997.

About the challenge Mr Galloway would present at the election, she said: "I'm delighted I've been given the chance to finish him off, and believe me I will.

"I know many people around the country will be grateful, not least his constituents in Scotland who he has shamelessly abandoned."

In June's European Parliament elections, Respect failed to gain enough votes for an MEP but did come first in Tower Hamlets borough, most of which is covered by the Commons constituency of Bethnal Green and Bow.

A month later it gained a council seat in a by-election in St Dunstan's and Stepney Green ward, Tower Hamlets.

Mr Galloway said that in next year's expected general election and local elections a year later, the party would "turn the East End of London into a fortress".

His current Glasgow Kelvin constituency is set to disappear under planned boundary changes in Scotland.
We can but hope she can give him a kick in the teeth, however I suspect and hope thay may both get a kick in the teeth and the voters there will see through them both and vote in somebody else.
Despite my intesnse hatred for new labour (and old come to thinl about it!!) I really hope she can whoop his ass! What a bellend. He is SO principled that he forgot about his own constituency and decided he would protest for someone else. So much for a polititcian wanting to represent the people in his local area!!

what a twat!!!:twisted:

agent smith
His current constituency, Glasgow Kelvin, is being abolished in boundary changes at the next election. He thinks this bit of London is his best bet...hope he crashes and burns :)

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