Labour’s Stephen Pound won the seat in 2017 with a 37.5% majority, with 34,635 votes giving him a 66% share, up 10.8% on the previous election in 2015.

The constituency voted 53.74% to remain in the EU Referendum. 

After serving as a councillor since 1982, Mr Pound won the seat in 1997 but announced he would not return again. A former shadow minister he supported Owen Smith in his failed attempt to oust Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader in 2016.
Henrietta Bewley (Liberal Democrats)

Henrietta Bewley contested Plymouth Sutton & Devonport in the 2017 election, picking up 2.4% of the vote in a solid Labour area.
She is a former opera singer with a passion for cycling and environmental issues and a vocal campaigner to stop Brexit and a peoples’ vote.


James Murray (Labour)

James Murray is a close ally of London mayor Sadiq Khan, having served as his deputy for housing and been a councillor in Islington.

He beat fellow deputy mayor Rajesh Agrawal and local councillor Aysha Raza for the right to contest the traditionally safe Labour seat.

He said: “I’m very honoured to be selected as Labour's candidate for Ealing North - the place where I grew up and joined the party."


Jeremy Parker (Green)

Jeremy Parker was the Green Party candidate for Elthorne in the 2018 local elections, finishing seventh with just over 1,000 votes.

He said: “If I can make a positive difference and help people, that’s what counts really.”

A supporter of Extinction Rebellion, he is originally from Birmingham and a big fan of Premier League side Aston Villa.


Anthony Pickles (Conservative)

Anthony Pickles is the head of tourism at Visit Britain and Visit England and a trustee at the Institute for Welsh Affairs.

He also helped coordinate the Conservative General Election in Wales two years ago, and worked on the successful election of Andy Street to become the first Mayor of the West Midlands.


Information correct November 7

All candidates wishing to stand in the election must have submitted their nomination papers by 4pm on November 14. The final confirmed candidate list will be published on November 16.

The deadline for registering to vote is midnight November 26. Find out more here.