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Candidates confirmed for Stockton-on-Tees by-elections

Thursday, April 8, 2021

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A total of 23 candidates will contest five vacant seats in five wards in Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council by-elections on Thursday 6 May 2021.

The candidates who will contest the vacancies are:

Billingham West Ward

Mark William BELLERBY

Independent

Giles HARRIS

Independent

Paul Thomas HENDERSON

Independent

Paul Adrian JENKINS

Labour Party

John Gerard MCDERMOTTROE

Reform UK

Raymond Joseph PENN

Liberal Democrats

Lee SPENCE

The Conservative Party Candidate

 

Bishopsgarth and Elm Tree Ward

Matthew Alan EVES

Liberal Democrats

Craig Thomas HARKER

Independent

Ben LAMB

Labour Party

Hugo Thomas STRATTON

The Conservative Party Candidate

 

Hartburn Ward

Michael ELLIOTT

Reform UK

Shakeel HUSSAIN

Labour Party

Niall INNES

The Conservative Party Candidate

 

Western Parishes Ward

Steve MATTHEWS

The Conservative Party Candidate

Andrew Frederick STEPHENSON

Independent

Stephen George THOMPSON

Labour Party

 

Yarm Ward

Tony BELL-BERRY

Independent

Gail Andrea CHANDLER

Labour Party

Dan FAGAN

The Conservative Party Candidate

Alan GALLAFANT

Independent

Christopher Robert JOHNSON

Independent

Adam KEARNEY

Liberal Democrats

 

Residents of these wards who wish to vote in their by-election must apply to register by Monday 19 April.

Those who are registered to vote and would like to vote by post or postal proxy must apply by 5pm on Tuesday 20 April.

Those who are registered to vote and would like to vote by proxy must apply by 5pm on Tuesday 27 April.

Registration is simple and only takes a few minutes to complete. You’ll need to provide your date of birth and National Insurance number.

Complete your registration online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or if you need assistance you can call the Voter Registration helpline on 01642 526196 or email [email protected]

For more information, including a list of polling stations for each ward, visit www.stockton.gov.uk/elections

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