Election 2017: Bethnal Green and Bow and Poplar and Limehouse candidates announced

PUBLISHED: 10:54 12 May 2017 | UPDATED: 11:02 12 May 2017

The general election candidates have been announced Picture: Rui Vieira/ PA Images

The general election candidates have been announced Picture: Rui Vieira/ PA Images

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The Tower Hamlets candidates for the general election 2017 have been announced.

Six would-be MPs will be running in the Bethnal Green and Bow constituency, and seven in Poplar and Limehouse:

Bethnal Green and Bow:

Rushanara Ali – Labour

Charlie Chirico – Conservative

William Dyer – Liberal Democrat

Alistair Polson – Green Party

Ian de Wulverton - Ukip

Ajmal Masroor – Independent

Poplar and Limehouse:

Jim Fitzpatrick – Labour

Christopher Wilford – Conservative

Elaine Bagshaw – Liberal Democrat

Nichola McQueen – Ukip

Bethan Lant – Green Party

Oliur Rahman – Independent

David Barker – No party listed

The election will be held on Thursday June 8, and if you have not registered to vote, you have until Monday May 22 to do so.

You can register online

If you cannot make it to the polls on election day, you can also vote by post. The form can be found at

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