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General Election 2017 – The Stone Candidates

The General Election

The United Kingdom general election of 2017 is scheduled to take place on 8 June 2017. Each of the 650 parliamentary constituencies will elect one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons, the lower house of Parliament, Stone is currently held by Sir Bill Cash of The Conservative Party.

The Stone constituency covers the area from Madeley in the north to the west of Newcastle-under-Lyme, then runs south and out to the outskirts of Market Drayton, running down to the northern edge of Newport. The boundary heads north alongside the western boundary of Stafford around the north of Stafford and down its eastern boundary. It runs across the north of Abbots Bromley before reaching its eastern end. It continues to the west of Uttoxeter in the Burton constituency. It then extends eastwards between the Burton constituency and up to Cheadle and to the south of Stoke-on-Trent. Currently within the constituency are the towns of Eccleshall, Cheadle and Stone.

Stone Constituency

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Election-Map service and reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey.

The Candidates

In alphabetical order here is the list of the candidates for Stone as well as their published manifestos:

Bill Cash – The Conservative Party (Current MP) – Conservative Manifesto
Sam Hale – Labour Party – Labour Manifesto
Martin Lewis – Liberal Democrats – Liberal Democrats Manifesto
Samantha Pancheri – The Green Party – Green Party Manifesto
Edward Whitfield – UK Independence Party – UKIP Manifesto

The full candidate details can be seen on the Stafford Borough Council website -> Click Here

How to Vote

To vote in the General Election on 8 June 2017, you need to register by 11:59pm on 22 May 2017. You don’t need to register again if you’ve already registered. https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

 

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