Caroline Flint has been reselected to stand as the Labour candidate for Don Valley.
On hearing the result, Ms Flint tweeted “Thank you to Don Valley Labour members and affiliated organisations for your overwhelming support.
“I’m proud to be chosen again to stand for Don Valley. Let’s get a Labour government."
Said Susan Durant, Chair of Don Valley Labour Party: "This is a huge vote of confidence in Caroline. She is not only an outstanding constituency MP, setting herself a demanding schedule of constituency work, but she is also a great debater in parliament and on TV.
"Above all, Caroline has always had her feet firmly on the ground here in Don Valley and shows a real love and concern for our communities and local people. We are very proud of her."
The Don Valley MP received over 75% of the votes of members and 100% from the trade unions and socialist societies affiliated to her local party.
“Thank you to Don Valley Labour members and affiliated organisations for your overwhelming support.
I’m proud to be chosen again to stand for Don Valley.
Let’s get a Labour government."
Caroline Flint has been MP for Don Valley since 1997. Living locally, she has run a constituency office for 22 years and held a monthly surgery in every ward - 1,700 surgeries to date. Ms Flint has helped over 25,000 residents with individual problems.
The daughter of a lone parent and the only member of her family to get to university, Caroline is one of a declining number of working class MPs in Parliament.
Caroline has been elected six times as MP for Don Valley. In June 2017, she had a majority of 5,169.