Three candidates have been working as a City Seats Initiative team in the Borough of Sandwell since August 2008.
This week they have been selected for specific seats and are:
West Bromwich East: Alistair Thompson (pictured) - A communications professional, active in the party for about fifteen years, who is a councillor in Portsmouth.
West Bromwich West: Andrew Hardie - a GP in Birmingham who has been heavily involved in Project Umubano in Rwanda.
Warley: Jas Parmer - A former Bedford borough councillor who owns a post office there.
They are all Labour-held seats where the Conservatives are in second place: Tom Watson will defend a notional majority of 11,947 in West Bromwich East, Adrian Bailey will defend a notional majority of 9,821 in West Bromwich West, while John Spellar will defend a notionla majority of 11,206 in Warley.