Voting under way in by-election

Voters in South East London are choosing a new MP to replace Labour's Heidi Alexander.

Polling station

Voters are going to the polls in the Lewisham East by-election.

The by-election was called last month to choose a new MP to replace Labour's Heidi Alexander, who quit to work for London mayor Sadiq Khan.

Labour won the seat at last year's general election with 32,072 votes. The Conservatives were second with 10,859, the Lib Dems third with 2,086, the Greens got 803 and UKIP 798.

Polling stations are open until 22:00 BST in the South London constituency.

The full list of candidates is:

  • Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah - Green Party
  • Ross Archer - Conservative
  • Charles Carey - no description
  • Janet Daby - Labour
  • Massimo DiMambro - Democrats and Veterans Party
  • Sean Finch - Libertarian Party
  • Patrick Gray - Radical Party
  • Thomas Hall - Young People's Party
  • Howling Laud Hope - Monster Raving Loony Party
  • David Kurten - UKIP
  • Maureen Martin - Christian Peoples Alliance
  • Mandu Reid - Women's Equality Party
  • Lucy Salek - Liberal Democrats
  • Anne Marie Waters - For Britain Movement



Date: 14 June 2018 | Source: BBC

More UK News

Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab

Brexit Secretary says more time before EU divorce could avoid "unacceptable" plan for Northern Irela..

Harrow fire: Person missing in suspected gas blast

A man, woman and baby are rescued after an explosion in London, but one person is unaccounted for

Peterloo: The man who ordered a massacre

Downton Abbey creator Lord Fellowes condemns his "evil" ancestor who ordered the Peterloo Massacre

Breadboards and dog collars: England's unusual museums

As a sci-fi museum opens in a man's cellar, the BBC takes a tour of some of England's most unusual a..

Newspaper headlines: Theresa May's Brexit 'show trial'

Sunday's front pages make grim reading for Theresa May, who's said to face a "fight to the death" ov..

Brexit: Bid to stop NI civil servants acting on backstop

A former Brexit minister wants to prevent civil servants acting on backstop in absence of assembly
View More

More Telford News

 'Living wall' gift at roundabout for Telford's 50th birthday

The wraps has finally been taken off a giant birthday present to reveal th..

 Dark Lane: John puts vanished Telford village back in the frame

Soon after the creation of Telford 50 years ago, a tight-knit community wa..

 20 offers of help for Telford's DIY SOS-style hospital plan

A DIY SOS-style appeal to attract doctors to Telford’s Princess Royal Hosp..

 Ex-worker would not save the Ironbridge cooling towers

For 32 years Eric Alcock worked at the Ironbridge Power Station and he has..

 Telford Community Pride Awards shortlists announced

A shortlist of individuals, groups and businesses from across the borough f..

 New Telford supported housing scheme set to open its doors

A new multi-million pound supported housing scheme will open its doors in T..
View More

Telford Businesses

Calendar Countdown

[[countdown here]]
[[countdown here]]

Upcoming Events in Telford

24 Oct 2018

Wed 24 Oct - 7:30pm
Thu 25 Oct - 7:30pm
Fri 26 Oct - 7:30pm
Sat 27 Oct - 2:30pm
Sat 27 Oct - 7:30pm


Tickets £15


Group offer: £12 tickets for groups of 20+ per performance

View Details

27 Oct 2018

6- 9pm


Adult & 60+ - £13

Child (aged 3-15) - £9.50
Child (aged 0-2) - FREE
Family (2+2) - £40

Please note Passport tickets are not valid for this event and dogs will not be allowed.

Tickets must be purchased in advance either online

Dogs will not be allowed and remember to bring a torch.

View Details

30 Oct 2018

2.30pm


Tickets £11

Suitable for 5+

Show running time (approx) : 40 minutes - 15 minute interval - 30 minutes

View Details

31 Oct 2018

7:30pm


Tickets £24

Concession £22

View Details

31 Oct 2018

6:30 - 8:30pm


Children: £5.99

Adults: £1.99

Under 2's: £2.25

Under 1's: Free

View Details
View More