UK Prospective Parliamentary Candidates
The next UK parliamentary general election is due to occur no later than January 2025, and political parties are currently selecting their candidates for each House of Commons constituency.
Democracy Club’s volunteers are collecting information on each candidate as they are announced. The live tables below display all the candidates we are aware of. Where a candidate has a recent electoral history, this is displayed on their Democracy Club profile.
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More information about the general election
There are 650 constituencies in the House of Commons, and each constituency elects one Member of Parliament (MP). Following a recent redistribution, in the next election England will elect 543 MPs, Scotland will elect 57, Wales will elect 32, and Northern Ireland will elect 18.
The next general election will be held on new constituency boundaries. See the website of the House of Commons Library to find out what is happening to your constituency.
MPs standing down
Some existing Members of Parliament have announced they will not be standing at the next election. Visit the website of the Institute for Government for a full list.
Democracy Club’s general election timetable generator provides an election timetable for any given date.
The full list of prospective parliamentary candidates is available as a browsable table or a CSV.
|Region / nation||Candidates||Total seats in region|
|Yorkshire and the Humber||86||54|
|Alliance - Alliance Party of Northern Ireland||1|
|Conservative and Unionist Party||236|
|Labour and Co-operative Party||2|
|Plaid Cymru - The Party of Wales||11|
|Scottish National Party (SNP)||50|
|Social Democratic Party||53|
|The Reclaim Party||1|
|True & Fair Party||6|
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