Cllr Chris Phillips, a member of Bromley Council was tonight selected as PPC for West Lewisham and Penge (which includes three wards in Bromley). Chris Phillips' wife Sarah is councillor for Clockhouse ward and is the only Conservative councillor in the constituency. He beat Cllr Colin Bloom, Cabinet member for Public Protection and Community safety on Bromley Council, who fought Halton in 2005. Cllr Liz Stevenson (St Albans) one of the shortlist in Dulwich and West Norwood was the other shorlisted candidate. The projected Labour majority is 8,764.