These are the candidates standing in Hastings and Rye at the General Election

The Hastings and Rye election candidates
The Hastings and Rye election candidates

The UK is heading back to the polls for the third election in four years.

On October 29, MPs voted for an early election – on Thursday, December 12, 2019.

Election count at Horntye Park

Election count at Horntye Park

Here is the list of the candidates standing for election on December 12, 2019:

Labour – Peter Chowney

Liberal Democrats – Nick Perry

Conservatives – Sally-Ann Hart

Independent – Paul Crosland

The Green Party will not be fielding a candidate

The party said it made the decision to not stand ‘in the current political circumstances’ and that it would not be endorsing any other parties.

The Brexit Party will not be fielding a candidate

The Brexit Party had initially named Tom Bewick as its prospective party candidate but he was moved to Dagenham and Rainham, in East London, following Ms Rudd’s resignation.