UK Parliamentary Election - 8 June 2017

The UK Parliamentary election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017. A Member of Parliament will be elected in the South Shields and Jarrow constituencies.

Register to vote

The deadline to register to vote in time for the election is Monday 22 May. If you are not registered, you cannot vote at this election.  

For more information about how to register, see  Register to vote.

List of Candidates

See the tables below for the lists of candidates standing in the Jarrow and South Shields Parliamentary Constituencies:

Jarrow constituency
First nameSurnameDescription
James LeeAskwithUK Independence Party (UKIP)
RobinGwynnThe Conservative Party
StephenHepburnLabour Party
DavidHerbertGreen Party
Peter JamesMaughanLiberal Democrats
South Shields constituency
First nameSurnameDescription
Felicity ChristianaBuchanThe Conservative Party Candidate
Richard PeterElvinUK Independence Party (UKIP)
Shirley FlorenceFordGreen Party
GitaGordonLiberal Democrats
Emma LouiseLewell-BuckLabour Party

List of Candidates standing at the UK Parliamentary Election on 8 June 201782.01Kb

It is now too late to stand as a candidate at the election. Nominations had to be delivered to the Acting Returning Officer before 4pm on 11 May 2017.

Election timetable

This is a timetable of the key dates during the election  Parliamentary Election Timetable201.73Kb


Notice(s) of Election 

Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 

Situation of Polling Stations 

Notice of Election Agents

Working at the Election

We are fully staffed at the moment but are looking for people to be on our list of reserves. 

Download this form application form - election work248.05Kb  and hand deliver it to us ASAP. 

You will need to bring in some identification to confirm you are eligible to work in the UK - this can be your passport or your full birth certificate plus an official document with your national insurance number on it.

You must not have signed a nomination paper, or worked for any of the candidates standing in the constituencies in South Tyneside at this election.


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