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Peterborough by-election: Final list of 15 candidates revealed

The confirmed list of candidates for the by-election in Peterborough has been revealed.

The by-election is being held on Thursday, June 6 after Fiona Onasanya became the first MP to be removed by her constituents under a Recall Petition. The petition was signed by 19,261 of her constituents (27.64 per cent), passing the 10 per cent threshold needed to trigger a by-election. The deadline for candidates to be submitted has now passed and the final list of 15 has today (Thursday) been revealed by Peterborough City Council.

Joseph grew up and works in the city. He said: "I have seen how Peterborough has been repeatedly let down by its representatives in Westminster."

5. Joseph Wells (Green Party)

Joseph grew up and works in the city. He said: "I have seen how Peterborough has been repeatedly let down by its representatives in Westminster."
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The MEP (who is not seeking re-election at the European elections) was previously economics spokesman for UKIP and political editor at the Daily Express

6. Patrick O'Flynn (SDP)

The MEP (who is not seeking re-election at the European elections) was previously economics spokesman for UKIP and political editor at the Daily Express
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Alan has stood in numerous elections by-elections going back to 1983 but the party has never won its �500 deposit back. He said: 'We are the party that's on everybody's side."

7. Alan 'Howling Laud' Hope (Monster Raving Loony Party)

Alan has stood in numerous elections by-elections going back to 1983 but the party has never won its �500 deposit back. He said: 'We are the party that's on everybody's side."
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Tom lives in Gunthorpe. He now works as an education manager having previously been an English teacher

8. Dr Tom Rogers (Christian Peoples Alliance)

Tom lives in Gunthorpe. He now works as an education manager having previously been an English teacher
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