Party had been accused of "stitch up" after candidates to replace Joe Anderson, including Corbyn-backed Anna Rothery, barred from contest.
Call me a party pooper, but I think this country should find something better to celebrate than finance, no matter how good the fireworks display they put on.
We're proud of our strong, historical links to the City - and proud to showcase the many ways organisations like ours make other people's lives better. The City of London brings together hundreds of thousands of people every day, all of whom can make a difference. I'd encourage all businesses to take part, even if you aren't located in the City, so you can join the celebration of charitable giving.