7/7 'hero' Paul Dadge to fight Cannock Chase seat in election


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Paul Dadge helped survivors outside Edgware Road Tube Station in 2005

An ex-firefighter who shot to fame in the wake of the 7/7 bombings has been selected to fight the Cannock Chase seat for Labour at the general election.

Paul Dadge, 40, shared the news on his Twitter account on Tuesday evening.

He was branded a hero after a powerful photo emerged of him helping “the woman in the mask” after the tube bombings.

Mr Dadge will take on Tory Amanda Milling, who had a majority of nearly 5,000 at the last election.

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Mr Dadge announced the news on his Twitter account

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