|Tories Pick Their Man For Ealing North|
Thomas O'Malley to take on Steve Pound
A councillor in Richmond who once worked for John Major will be fighting Steve Pound for the Ealing North parliamentary seat in the next election.
He will have a tough battle ahead as the popular Labour MP had a majority of over 9,000 in 2010.
As well as working for the borough of Richmond, Thomas O' Malley is governor of two Catholic state schools.
He previously worked for ex Tory leaders John Major and William Hague and now works in the West End advising pension and investment funds on environment, social and governance issues.
Mr O'Malley, was at Northolt Community Centre on Tuesday (28) to launch his campaign.
He said: '' Next year's election is a choice between a Conservative government that would finish the job of fixing the economy, or a Labour government that would undermine recovery by raising taxes and increasing borrowing."
Mr O'Malley said Ealing North has a "wonderfully diverse community" but claimed Labour - while in Government - had an 'open door immigration policy' which had "put a strain on that diversity and on local services".
Steve Pound has held the Ealing North seat since 1997.
The election will be May 7th 2015.
30th October 2014