Who are the candidates in the Batley and Spen by-election?
Nine fringe politicians have decided to challenge Labour for control of Batley and Spen.
A by-election has been forced following the death of Jo Cox last June after far right groups and a host of independents decided to stand.
The surprisingly long list of contenders sparked some anger with some saying they should be “ashamed” of trying to capitalise on the brutal killing of Mrs Cox.
Labour’s main political rivals quickly announced they would not contest the seat following her killing, out of respect for the tragic nature of her passing.
The decision of the Conservatives, Green, UKIP and... read more
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