Election 2017: East Ham and West Ham candidates announced
PUBLISHED: 10:20 12 May 2017
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The candidates for Newham’s two seats in the general election have been announced.
Seven would-be MPs are running for the East Ham constituency, and six in West Ham.
Stephen Timms - Labour
Kirsty Finlayson - Conservative
Glanville Williams - Liberal Democrats
Chidi Oti-Obihara - Green Party
Daniel Oxley - Ukip
Choudhry Afzal - Friends Party
Mirza Zillur Rahman - Independent
Lyn Brown - Labour
Patrick Spencer - Conservative
Paul Reynolds - Liberal Democrats
Michael Spracklin - Green Party
Rosamund Beattie - Ukip
Kayode Shedowo - Christian Peoples Alliance
The Green Party had initially announced Rachel Collinson as the West Ham candidate and Mr Spracklin as the East Ham candidate, but this changed after Ms Collinson withdrew for health reasons.
Anyone who has not registered to vote in the general election, taking place on Thursday, June 8, will need to do so by Monday, May 22.
Visit gov.uk/register-to-vote to do so.