REVEALED: The candidates battling it out to become South Tyneside’s next MPs

editorial image

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