IT’S deadline day for candidates wishing to battle it out for South Tyneside’s two parliamentary seats.
Nominations are now closed for those wishing to stand as MP for Jarrow and South Shields in the May 7 parliamentary election.
Here is the list of candidates standing for the Jarrow seat:
Stan Collins, Liberal Democrats
Norman Hall, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
Steven Alexander Harrison, UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Stephen Hepburn, Labour Party
Dave Herbert, Green Party
Nick Mason, The Conservative Party Candidate
Here is the list of candidates standing for the South Shields seat:
Norman Hanson Dennis, UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Shirley Florence, Ford Green Party
Gita Gordon, Liberal Democrats
Emma Louise, Lewell-Buck Labour Party
Lisa Nightingale, Independent
Robert Geoffrey Oliver, The Conservative Party