Labour selects transport expert to stand against Zac Goldsmith in byelection
Christian Wolmar, who has written extensively on railway history, will face former Tory in Richmond Park contest
Labour to field Wolmar against Goldsmith despite facing pressure to instead help Lib Dems win the seat.
Saturday 5 November 2016 18.26 GMT
Labour has chosen a transport expert to fight Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park byelection triggered by his protest over Heathrow expansion. Christian Wolmar, who has written a number of books on railway history, will stand in the contest on 1 December.