Thirteen hopeful candidates will be vying for Swindon’s two parliamentary seats at the July 4 General Election.

There are seven candidates announced for the Swindon North Constituency.

In alphabetic order, they are: Andy Bentley for the Green Party, Flo Clucas for the Liberal Democrats, Debbie Hicks Independent, Scott Victor Abbas Hunter for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, Will  Stone for the Labour Party,  Justin Paul Tomlinson for the  Conservative Party and Les  Willis for Reform UK.

In Swindon South there are six candidates. They are: Heidi Alexander for Labour Party, Robert James Buckland for the Conservative Party, Martin Costello an Independent candidate, Roderick George Hebden for the Green Party, Catherine Kosidowski for Reform UK and Matthew David McCabe for the Liberal Democrats.

In the newly created South Cotswolds constituency, which includes voters in the northern half of what was North Wiltshire there are nine candidates.

They are: Zoë Billingham of the Labour Party, Martin John of the Social Democratic Party, Bob Eastoe of Green Party, James Whiteside Gray of the Conservative Party, Owen Humphrys an Independent, Desi Latimer  of Reform UK, Roz Savage of the  Liberal Democrats, Sandy Steel an Independent and Chris Twells of the Liberal Party.