General Election 2019: These are the five candidates competing for votes in Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge

The UK goes to the polls in a snapGeneralElectionon Thursday, December 12. Photo credit: PA Wire/PA Images.
The UK goes to the polls in a snapGeneralElectionon Thursday, December 12. Photo credit: PA Wire/PA Images.

Five candidates are competing for votes in Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge to become the Ribble Valley's next MP.

The UK goes to the polls in a snap General Election on Thursday, December 12.

The Ribble Valley constituency has attracted five candidates: Giles Bridge (Labour Party), Nigel Evans (Conservative Party), Tony Johnson (Independent), Chantelle Louise Seddon (Liberal Democrats) and Paul Ryan Yates (Green Party).

Residents not registered to vote are advised to do so without delay if they want to have their say in the election.

The deadline for joining the borough’s register of electors in time to vote is midnight on Thursday, November 26.

And the deadline for registering for a new postal vote or making changes to an existing postal vote is 5pm on Thursday, November 26.

To vote, you must be registered, aged 18 years or over, a British, Republic of Ireland or qualifying Commonwealth citizen, and not subject to any legal incapacity to vote.

Further details, including a list of polling stations, are available from ribblevalley.gov.uk or Ribble Valley Borough Council’s elections team on 01200 414411.

Ribble Valley’s Statement of Persons Nominated is available at ribblevalley.gov.uk.

To register to vote, visit gov.uk/registertovote.