Looks a little untidy….
Since hearing that Jo Coughlan attempted to heavy John Morrison out of the race, we have now been told by several people close to the Prendergast clique that they are desperately seeking a more right wing option for Mayor. By all accounts, Morrison is just a little too centrist and isn’t right enough for their liking.
While it seems extraordinary that after a seemingly legitimate and winnable option emerges in the form of Morrison, Prendergast and Co still aren’t satisfied – which possibly shows he wasn’t under her spell when Kerry was Mayor.
Coughlan is their runner at the moment, although we have heard they have approached others including property developers and former politicians such as Stephen Franks. But we also understand the group made another desperate plea to Annette King, who said no thanks. Now while King is to the right of Labour, in the grander scheme of things…
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