Tom Scholes-Fogg is a blogger who has held positions in the Labour Party at branch, constituency and district level. His political interests are in crime, defence and social housing.
Hisham Hamid is a former Liberal Democrat supporter who defected to the Labour party after the 2010 general election.
His political interests are in economic policy and foreign affairs. He has started to get used to the social media revolution and can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/HishamHamidUK , he has written various articles about current affairs which have been published in regional newspapers.