Next month the country will go to the polls to decide the next Prime Minister
Election campaigning is heating up in the run up to polling day on December 12.
Most opinion polls show the Conservatives in the lead nationally in a race which so far, has largely focused on Brexit.
In east London, Labour will be expecting to hold a number of traditionally safe seats.
Both the Green Party has stood down its candidate in Chingford and Woodford Green to boost Labour’s bid to oust IDS.
In Ilford South, ex-Labour MP Mike Gapes will be looking to hold-off Labour’s new candidate, Sam Tarry.
Below we list the candidates for the five constituencies we cover.
Labour – Stella Creasy
Conservatives – Shade Adoh
Liberal Democrats – Meera Chadha
Green Party – Andrew Johns
Christian People’s Alliance – Deborah Longe
Brexit Party – Paul Campbell
Chingford and Woodford Green
Labour – Faiza Shaheen
Conservatives – Iain Duncan Smith
Liberal Democrats – Geoff Seeff
Leyton and Wanstead
Labour – John Cryer
Conservatives – Noshaba Khiljee
Liberal Democrats – Benjamin Sims
Green Party – Ashley Gunstock
Brexit Party – Zulf Jannaty
Independent – Henry Scott
Labour – Wes Streeting
Conservatives – Howard Berlin
Liberal Democrats – Mark Johnson
Green Party – David Reynolds
Brexit Party – Neil Anderson
Christian People’s Alliance – Donald Akhigbe
Labour – Sam Tarry
Conservatives – Ali Azeem
The Independent Group for Change – Mike Gapes
Liberal Democrats – Ashburn Holder
Green Party – Rosemary Warrington
Brexit Party – Munish Sharma