Five candidates confirmed to stand in Pendle at general election

The general election will be held on December 12th
The general election will be held on December 12th

Five final candidates have been confirmed to battle it out to become Pendle's next Member of Parliament.

Conservative Andrew Stephenson, who has been elected in the last three general elections, will hope to hold onto his seat against the challenge of Labour's Azhar Ali, Liberal Democrat Gordon Lishman, the Green Party's Clare Hales and independent candidate John Richardson.

The nation will goto the polls on December 12th.