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Who’s running for MP in Maidstone and the Weald at the 2017 general election?

PUBLISHED: 16:08 12 May 2017 | UPDATED: 10:40 15 May 2017

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Maidstone and the Weald goes to the polls on June 8

With the general election just weeks away, the candidates vying for a seat in Maidstone and the Weald have been revealed.

Following a scramble to get candidates after Theresa May’s shock snap-election announcement last month, all of the country’s major parties have entered a candidate to compete for the seat, which was created in 1997.

It has only ever been held by the Conservatives, with Ann Widdecombe occupying the seat until 2010, when it was taken over by Helen Grant, who has held the seat ever since.

The candidates standing in Maidstone and the Weald for the general election on June 8 are:

Emily Fermor (Lib Dems)

Helen Grant (Cons)

Stuart Jeffery (Green)

Yolande Kenward (Independent)

Allen Simpson (Labour)

Pamela Watts (Ukip)

Stay on our website to find out more about the candidates and for full election build-up.

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