Prime Minister Gordon Brown confirms General Election date

EVERYONE knew that it was coming and for months many had a good idea when it would be but now Prime Minister Gordon Brown has finally confirmed that the General Election will be on May 6. The race for parliamentary power is now on and candidates throughou

EVERYONE knew that it was coming and for months many had a good idea when it would be but now Prime Minister Gordon Brown has finally confirmed that the General Election will be on May 6.

The race for parliamentary power is now on and candidates throughout the country are off and running in their campaigns to win votes.

Those who have declared themselves as candidates so far in Comet country are:

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Sharon Taylor (Lab), Stephen McPartland (Con), Julia Davies (Lib Dem), Marion Mason (UKIP), Robin Johnstone (BNP), Charles Vickers (Eng Dem)

Hitchin and Harpenden:

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Peter Lilley (Con), Oliver De Botton (Lab), Nigel Quinton (Lib Dem), Richard Wise (Green)

Mid Beds:

Nadine Dorries (Con), David Reeves (Lab), Linda Jack (Lib Dem), Bill Hall (UKIP), Malcolm Bailey (Green).

North East Herts:

Oliver Heald (Con), Richard Henry (Lab), Hugh Annand (Lib Dem), Rosemary Bland (Green).

North East Beds:

Alistair Burt (Con), Edward Brown (Lab).

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