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Richard Elvin

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Richard Elvin is the UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate in the constituency of Houghton and Sunderland South in the UK Parliament elections. Our volunteers have been adding information on Richard Elvin - here's everything we know so far!

Statement to voters

Richard Elvin is a hard working local business owner who has dedicated over 12 years of his time to public service. Richard has served as a town and parish councillor for over 12 years for FREE and has not claimed any expenses, Richard firmly believes that it is a privilege to serve the local community and that public office should be about public service not self service.

Richard contested South Shields in the by-election in 2013 where
he achieved a very creditable second place crushing the local Conservative candidate into third place, while the Lib Dems lost their deposit. Richard has a vision of transforming South Shields town centre, attracting investment and championing our manufacturing industry.

This statement was added by Richard Elvin, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.

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Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The European Parliament (UK) elections, as the UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate for the North East
  • 2019: The Sunderland local election, as the UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate for the Shiney Row
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate for the South Shields
  • 2016: The Sunderland local election, as the UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate for the Shiney Row
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate for the Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South
  • 2014: The European Parliament (UK) elections, as the UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate for the North East
  • 2010: The 2010 General Election, as the UK Independence Party (UKIP) candidate for the Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South

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