Election 2017: Barking and Dagenham and Rainham candidates announced

The general election candidates have been announced Picture: Rui Vieira/ PA Images

The general election candidates have been announced Picture: Rui Vieira/ PA Images - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

The Barking and Dagenham candidates for the general election have been announced.

Both Margaret Hodge and Jon Cruddas will be running to retain their respective seats, with six would-be MPs running in the Barking constituency, and seven in Dagenham and Rainham:

Barking:

Margaret Hodge – Labour

Minesh Talati – Conservative


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Pauline Pierce – Liberal Democrat

Roger Gravett – Ukip

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Shannon Butterfield – Green Party

Noel Falvey – Independent

Dagenham and Rainham:

Jon Cruddas – Labour

Julie Marson – Conservative

Jonathan Fryer – Liberal Democrat

Peter Harris – Ukip

Denis Breading – Green Party

Paul Sturdy – British National Party

Terence London – Concordia

The election will be held on Thursday, June 8, and if you have not registered to vote, you have until Monday, May 22 to do so.

You can register online at gov.uk/register-to-vote

If you cannot make it to the polls on election day, you can also vote by post. The form can be found at: .gov.uk/government/publications/apply-for-a-postal-vote

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