Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

British Political Parties

Peter E. Hilll, AKA The Iconic Arty Pole

You already know about by-elections (don't you?). And you know the political parties in the UK. Or do you? Guess the parties for the 10 candidates for the by-election in the Sleaford and North Hykeham constituency (in Lincolnshire on England's east coast).

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…

Paediatrician Caroline Johnson will run for the Tories, taking on Labour's Jim Clarke, Lib Dem Ross Pepper and UKIP's Victoria Ayling…

Peter E. Hilll, AKA The Iconic Arty Pole
The full list of candidates for the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election is:
  • The Iconic Arty-Pole - Monster Raving Loony Party
  • Victoria Ayling - UKIP
  • David Bishop - Bus-Pass Elvis Party
  • Jim Clarke - Labour
  • Paul Coyne - No description
  • Dr Caroline Johnson - Conservatives
  • Marianne Overton - Lincolnshire Independents
  • Ross Pepper - Liberal Democrats
  • Sarah Stock - Independent
  • Mark Suffield - No description

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