Former coal miner Jeff Drayton is Labor’s pick for the Upper Hunter by-election | 7NEWS

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Former coal miner Jeff Drayton is Labor’s pick for the Upper Hunter by-election | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    NSW Labor will not support a ban on new coal mines in the Upper Hunter, despite new polling ahead of a hotly-contested by-election indicating most voters in the area want one.

    Opposition Leader Jodi McKay made the pledge while announcing the party’s candidate for regional seat, former coal miner and CFMEU mining and energy district vice president Jeff Drayton.

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