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:
|James Lee||Askwith||UK Independence Party (UKIP)|
|Robin||Gwynn||The Conservative Party|
|Peter James||Maughan||Liberal Democrats|
|South Shields constituency|
|Felicity Christiana||Buchan||The Conservative Party Candidate|
|Richard Peter||Elvin||UK Independence Party (UKIP)|
|Shirley Florence||Ford||Green Party|
|Emma Louise||Lewell-Buck||Labour 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.
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
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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.