THERE IS more good news for Redditch Labour Party as Coun Sid Khan of Abbey ward was elected to the Labour National Policy Forum.
Coun Khan will be representing the West Midlands on a national level.
The National Policy Forum (NPF) is part of the policy-making system of the Labour Party.
The NPF is made up of 204 members representing parliament, European and devolved assemblies, local government, affiliated trade unions, socialist societies and others, and individual members of the Labour Party, who elect representatives through an all member ballot.
The body is responsible for overseeing policy development. It meets two or three weekends a year to discuss in detail documents produced by the policy commissions,
Coun Khan said: “It’s a real pleasure to be elected by members of the Labour Party in our internal ballots on the same day Labour won two by-election seats in Redditch.
“I look forward to facilitating and making policy submissions that will make it into our Labour Party manifesto and ultimately into national policy “