Angela Eagle is to launch her challenge for the Labour leadership, in a move which will anger many members of her Wallasey Constituency party,
There are already calls from within her constituency that she should be deselected, calls which will become more numerous when (or if) her declaration to stand is made official. Eagle has stated that she will declare today (Monday 11th July),which raises the prospect of another leadership contest in the near future, should Wallasey CLP deselect her as their MP.
I have recently come across an article written by Bob Pit which describes how Eagle first came to be the MP for Wallasey in 1992. The intervention of Frank Field (MP for the neighbouring Birkenhead constituency) and the then (1990 ) National Executive of the Labour party, was instrumental in ensuring that the conservative party candidate g