These are the candidates confirmed as standing in the Peterborough by-election

With MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya losing her seat in Parliament after being recalled by her constituents, a by-election will soon be held in the city (June 6).

Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 7:49 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 8:58 pm
Elections 2017. The count at the East of England Arena EMN-170906-120944009

These are the current confirmed candidates, as well as other parties who are also set to stand.

Paul is is the managing director of a communication business specialising in healthcare. He fought Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland in the 2010 General Election
Former city councillor Lisa supports working people in accessing services at Unite the Union. She came second in Peterborough in the 2015 General Election

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Beki is an apprentice-trained professional engineer who writes policy for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. She came third in Peterborough at the 2017 General Election
John unsuccessfully contested the North West Cambridgeshire seat in the 2017 General Election. He has been a city councillor since 2015
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."
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
Mr Hope 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 thats on everybodys side."
George Galloway
Nigel Farage's new party has indicated it will stand in Peterborough, although no candidate has officially been chosen
The new anti-Brexit party says it is made up of people from outside politics and is dedicated to the restoration of our countrys broken political system. It has indicated it will stand in a by-election
Ms Onasanya is entitled to stand in the by-election if she wants to. She has not commented on what she intends to do