Candidates for Sheffield by-election confirmed

Five people will contest a by-election for a vacant Sheffield Council seat.

Wednesday, 20th September 2017, 12:22 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th September 2017, 12:25 pm
Beighton.

Voters in the Beighton ward will choose a replacement for Helen Mirfin-Boukouris on Thursday, October 12.

The Labour member stepped down to focus on her PhD.

The following candidates hope to fill her seat:

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Shane Harper - Ukip, Aldfield Way, Sheffield

Bob McCann - Liberal Democrat, Wadsworth Avenue, Sheffield

Anthony Naylor - Green Party, Charnock View Road, Sheffield

Laurence Smith - Conservative, Commonside, Sheffield

Sophie Wilson - Labour, Tithe Barn Lane, Sheffield