VOTERS across the UK will elect a new government on Thursday, December 12.

The first December general election since 1923 was called following a historic vote in the House of Commons in October.

Here is the list of candidates standing in the region.


Bishop Auckland
Nicholas Brown (Brexit Party)
Dehanna Davison (Conservative)
Ray Georgeson (Liberal Democrat)
Helen Goodman (Labour)

City of Durham
Jonathan Elmer (Green)
Mary Foy (Labour)
Amanda Hopgood (Liberal Democrat)
William Morgan (Conservative)
Lesley Wright (Brexit Party)

Clare Ambrosino (Conservative)
Dominic Haney (Liberal Democrat)
Julie Maughan (Brexit Party)
Susan McDonnell (North East Party)
Graheme Morris (Labour)

North Durham
Kevan Jones (Labour)
Craig Martin (Liberal Democrat)
Derek Morse (Green)
Ed Parson (Conservative)
Ken Rollings (Independent)
Peter Telford (Brexit Party)

North West Durham
Richard Holden (Conservative)
Stephen Lindsay (Independent)
Michael Peacock (Liberal Democrat)
Laura Pidcock (Labour)
David Sewell (Green)
Watts Stelling (Independent)
John Wolstenholme (Brexit Party)

David Bull (Brexit Party)
John Furness (Green)
Paul Howell (Conservative)
Michael Joyce (Independent)
Dawn Welsh (Liberal Democrat)
Philip Wilson (Labour)


Monty Brack (Independent)
Jenny Chapman (Labour)
Anne-Marie Curry (Liberal Democrat)
Peter Gibson (Conservative)
Dave Mawson (Brexit Party)
Matthew Snedker (Green)

Mike Hill (Labour)
Stefan Houghton (Conservative)
Andy Hagon (Liberal Democrat)
Richard Tice (Brexit Party)
Peter Shotton (Green)

Andy McDonald (Labour)
Ruth Betson (Conservative)
Antony High (Independent)
Thomas Crawford (Liberal Democrat)
Caleb Hanif (Green)
Faye Clements (Brexit Party)

Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lauren Dingsdale (Labour)
Simon Clarke (Conservative)
Jemma Joy (Liberal Democrat)
Sophie Brown (Green)

Anna Turley (Labour)
Jacob Young (Conservative)
Frankie Wales (Independent)
Karen King (Liberal Democrat)
Jacqui Cummins (Brexit Party)

Stockton North
Alex Cunningham (Labour)
Aidan King (Liberal Democrat)
Steven Jackson (Conservative)
Martin Walker (Brexit Party)
Mark Gideon Burdon (North East Party)

Stockton South
Dr Paul Williams (Labour)
Matthew Vickers (Conservative)
Brendon Michael Devlin (Liberal Democrat)
John Prescott (Brexit Party)


Harrogate & Knaresborough
Kieran George (Yorkshire Party)
Andrew Jones (Conservative)
Judith Rogerson (Liberal Democrat)
Mark Sewards (Labour)

Nick Jardine (Independent)
Thom Kirkwood (Labour)
Philip Michael Knowles (Liberal Democrat)
Rishi Sunak (Conservative)
Laurence Warwick Waterhouse (Yorkshire Party)
John Yorke (Green)

Scarborough & Whitby
Lee Derrick (Yorkshire Party)
Hugo Fearnley (Labour)
Robert Goodwill (Conservative)
Robert Lockwood Liberal Democrat)

Skipton & Ripon
Andy Brown (Green)
Brian McDaid (Labour)
Andrew James Murday (Liberal Democrat)
Jack Render (Yorkshire Party)
Julian Smith (Conservative)

Thirsk & Malton
Martin Brampton (Green)
John Hall (Yorkshire Party)
Kevin Hollinrake (Conservative)
Gordon Johnson (Independent)
Di Keal (Liberal Democrat)
Steve Mullins (Independent)
Michael John Taylor (Social Democrat)
David Charles Yellen (Labour)

York Central
James Blanchard (Liberal Democrat)
Andrew Dunn (Social Democrat)
Tom Franklin (Green)
Rachael Maskell (Labour)
Andrew John Snedden (Yorkshire Party)
Nicholas Szkiler (Brexit Party)
Fabia Celestine Tate (Conservative)

York Outer
Keith Aspden (Liberal Democrat)
Scott Robert Marmion (Independent)
Anna Perrett (Labour)
Julian Sturdy (Conservative)


Liz Twist (Labour)
Adrian Pepper (Conservative)
Vicky Anderson (Lib Dem)
Diane Cadman (Green)
Michael Robinson (Brexit Party)
Kathy King (The Liberal Party)
Lisabela Marschild (Space Navies Party)
Lee Shaun Garrett (Independent)

Ian Mearns (Labour)
Jane Macbean (Conservative)
Peter Maughan (Lib Dem)
Rachel Cabral (Green)

Houghton and Sunderland South
Richard Bradley (Green)
Paul Edgeworth (Liberal Democrat)
Richard Elvin (UKIP)
Christopher Howarth (Conservative)
Bridget Phillipson (Labour)
Kevin Yuill (Brexit Party)

Mark Conway (Social Democratic Party)
James Milne (Green)
Richard Monaghan (Brexit Party)
Nick Oliver (Conservative)
Kate Osborne (Labour)
John Robertson (Independent)
Shaun Sadler (Independent)
David Wilkinson (Liberal Democrat)

Newcastle Central
Ali Avaei (Liberal Democrat)
Mark Griffin (Brexit Party)
Chi Onwurah (Labour)
Emily Payne (Conservative)
Tay Pitman (Green)

Newcastle East
Nick Brown (Labour)
Robin Gwynn (Conservative)
Nick Hartley (Green)
Wendy Taylor (Liberal Democrat)

Newcastle North
Nick Cott (Liberal Democrat)
Alistair Ford (Green)
Mark Lehain (Conservative)
Catherine McKinnell (Labour)
Richard Ogden (Brexit Party)

North Tyneside
Mary Glindon (Labour)
Dean Carroll (Conservative)
Chris Boyle (Lib Dem)
John Buttery (Green)
Andrew Husband (Brexit Party)

South Shields
Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour)
Sarah McKeown (Green)
Oni Oviri (Conservative)
William Shepherd (Liberal Democrat)
Geoff Thompson (Independent)
Glenn Thompson (Brexit Party)

Sunderland Central
Tom D’Silva (Conservative)
Julie Elliott (Labour)
Rachel Featherstone (Green)
Niall Hodson (Liberal Democrat)
Dale McKenzie (Independent)
Viral Parikh (Brexit Party)

Alan Campbell (Labour)
Lewis Bartoli (Conservative)
John Appleby (Liberal Democrat)
Julia Erskine (Green)
Ed Punchard (Brexit Party)

Washington and Sunderland West
Valerie Allen (Conservative)
Howard Brown (Brexit Party)
Michael Chantkowski (Green)
Sharon Hodgson (Labour)
Keith Jenkins (UKIP)
Carlton West (Liberal Democrat)


Blyth Valley
Thom Chapman (Liberal Democrats)
Susan Dungworth (Labour)
Dawn Furness (Green)
Ian Levy (Conservative)
Mark Peart (Brexit Party)

Penny Grennan (Labour)
Stephen Howse (Liberal Democrat)
Nick Morphet (Green)
Guy Opperman (Conservative)

Michael Flynn (Christian People’s Alliance)
Jack Gebhard (Conservative)
Ian Lavery (Labour)
Steve Leyland (Green)
Stephen Psallidas (Liberal Democrat)
Eden Webley (Brexit Party)