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Confirmed: Full list of General Election candidates in Telford and The Wrekin

The people hoping to win the General Election for Telford and Wrekin have been confirmed.

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Lucy Allan, who was MP of Telford from 2015, will not be standing for the Conservatives this time. The party will instead be represented by Hannah Campbell at the July 4 election.

Ms Allan was suspended by the Conservative Party after publicly backing Reform UK’s Alan Adams.

Standing for Labour will be Shaun Davies, the current leader of Telford & Wrekin Council. The 38-year-old, who has been the leader for the past eight years, has confirmed he will stand down as leader should he become Telford's MP.

The other candidates are Jo McKenna (Liberal Democrats) and John Adams (Green Party).

Meanwhile, six candidates are standing in The Wrekin.

Mark Pritchard will once again stand for the Conservatives after serving as MP since 2005. However, according to the latest YouGov poll, his position is under threat by Labour’s Roh Yakobi, a refugee who was tortured by the Taliban in Afghanistan when he was a child.

Anthony Lowe, a former Mayor of Wellington who was previously a member of the Conservative Party, will represent the Lib Dems, while Richard Leppington and Pat McCarthy will stand for Reform UK and the Greens respectively.

Chris Shipley, meanwhile, will stand as an independent.

Telford election candidates

  • Alan Adams, Reform UK

  • John Adams, Green Party

  • Hannah Campbell, Conservative

  • Shaun Davies, Labour

  • Jo McKenna, Liberal Democrat

The Wrekin election candidates

  • Richard Nicholas Leppington, Reform UK

  • Anthony Lowe, Liberal Democrat

  • Pat McCarthy, Green Party

  • Mark Pritchard, Conservative

  • Chris Shipley, Independent

  • Roh Yakobi, Labour