The UK is heading back to the polls for the third election in four years.
On October 29, MPs voted for an early election – on Thursday, December 12, 2019.
Here is the list of the candidates standing for election on December 12, 2019:
Labour – Peter Chowney
Liberal Democrats – Nick Perry
Conservatives – Sally-Ann Hart
Independent – Paul Crosland
The Green Party will not be fielding a candidate
The party said it made the decision to not stand ‘in the current political circumstances’ and that it would not be endorsing any other parties.
The Brexit Party will not be fielding a candidate
The Brexit Party had initially named Tom Bewick as its prospective party candidate but he was moved to Dagenham and Rainham, in East London, following Ms Rudd’s resignation.