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    The Mum Of The Singer From The Kooks Is Standing For Parliament

    She votes in her own way.

    Here's Sheila Boswell, the newly-selected Labour candidate for Putney, with Ed Miliband.

    Sheila Boswell / Via sheilaboswell.co.uk

    Look familiar? No? OK, have another look.

    Sheila Boswell / Via Twitter: @sheilaboswell

    Her son is Luke Pritchard, the lead singer of The Kooks.

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    Luke's pretty pleased that his mum could become an MP.

    @sheilaboswell congratulations to my wonderful mother today!! Officially the parliamentary candidate for labour in putney!

    luke pritchard

    @lukekook

    @sheilaboswell congratulations to my wonderful mother today!! Officially the parliamentary candidate for labour in putney!

    / Via

    And Sheila's proud of her son - he's even on her election leaflets.

    Sheila Boswell / Via sheilaboswell.co.uk

    Although it's pretty unlikely that she will win the election.

    Sheila will be fighting the incumbent Conservative MP Justine Greening, who has a majority of over 10,000 votes.

    So you probably shouldn't expect to see The Kooks wandering around the House of Commons any time soon.

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