19th Aug, 2017

Six to contest Stratford on Avon seat in the General Election on June 8

Correspondent 19th May, 2017

SIX candidates will be contesting the Stratford-on-Avon Parliamentary constituency General Election on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

The candidates are: Elizabeth Adams (Lib Dem); Tom Darwood (Independent); Dominic Giles ( Green); Jeff Kenner (Labour); Jandy Spurway (Independent); Nadhim Zahawi (Conservative).

Polling on June 8 will be carried out at 99 stations around the district, including Studley and Alcester, with hours of polling being 7am to 10pm.

The current MP for Stratford-on-Avon is Nadhim Zahawi (Conservative). Prior to that it was John Maples (Conservative) from 1997 – 2010.

The result for the Stratford-on-Avon Parliamentary Constituency in 2015 was:

Elizabeth Adams (Lib Dem) 6,182 votes; Edward Fila (Ukip) 6,798 votes; Dominic Giles (Green) 2,128 votes; Jeff Kenner (Labour) 6,677 votes; Nadhim Zahawi (Conservative) 29,674 votes.

The turnout was 72.39 per cent (turnout in 2010 was 72.95 per cent).

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