10 candidates for Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election
Ten candidates will contest the parliamentary by-election in Sleaford and North Hykeham on 8 December.
The Lincolnshire seat is vacant following the resignation of Conservative MP Stephen Phillips earlier this month.
He had a majority of more than 24,000 at the last general election.
Paediatrician Caroline Johnson will run for the Tories, taking on Labour's Jim Clarke, Lib Dem Ross Pepper and UKIP's Victoria Ayling.
Mr Phillips, who had held the seat since 2010, quit following what he described as "irreconcilable policy differences" with the government.
The by-election will come a... read more
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