12 candidates to fight for Henley

TWELVE candidates have been nominated to stand in the Henley by-election, caused by London Mayor Boris Johnson standing down from the Commons.Defending the seat for the Tories is Oxfordshire county councillor John Howell, whose main challenger is international development charity chief executive Stephen Kearney for the Liberal Democrats.

Graham Dines

TWELVE candidates have been nominated to stand in the Henley by-election, caused by London Mayor Boris Johnson standing down from the Commons.

Defending the seat for the Tories is Oxfordshire county councillor John Howell, whose main challenger is international development charity chief executive Stephen Kearney for the Liberal Democrats.

Candidates are: John Howell (Con), Stephen Kearney (Lib Dem), Richard McKenzie (Lab), Mark Stevenson (Green), Timothy Rait (British National Party), Derek Allpass (English Democrats)


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