|Cllrs Nevin and Ware-Lane|
In other selections Charles Willis has been re-selected in Westborough, Maggie Kelly has been chosen in Kursaal (and will be looking to oust turncoat Judith McMahon). Ian Pope will have another crack at St Luke's.
Meanwhile, recent doorstep conversation topics include litter, drugs, rats and homelessness. The Labour vote appears as strong as ever, whereas Conservative votes seem flaky. It is looking good for Labour in Southend.