IN a different scenario, Luciana Berger might have been taking her seat on Camden Council this weekend. She would have certainly won in Somers Town and St Pancras, where she was a Labour candidate until withdrawing in January so she could run for Parliament in Liverpool Wavertree.
On Friday morning, she bypassed all that learn your trade on a local authority stuff and was easily elected, increasing the majority in the constituency by 2,000 votes. Not bad for a candidate who didn’t know who Bill Shankly was. I fink he sang Ferry Cross The Mersey or something.
But what will actor Ricky Tomlinson make of it all? So incensed by some southern lass being parachuted into Liverpool Wavertree, he said he would stand against her… only to be strangely absent from the stage on Friday morning as that bluddy Lucee-ahna booked her place at the Commons.