Election 2010
The next UK General Election will take place on Thursday 6th May 2010. Local government elections will also take place on the same date.

As a general election, it will see voting take place in all constituencies of the United Kingdom, to elect Members of Parliament (MPs) to seats in the House of Commons.

The number of seats will rise from 646 to 650 under the proposals made by the Boundary Commissions.

This is your opportunity to determine who represents you in the Parliament and which party governs you.

This year more than ever it is vital you participate by voting at election time. With economic turmoil, unemployment, possible cuts in social services, the war on terror, and rising Islamophobia it is important to ensure you support the right candidate.

Before you decide to cast your vote it is important you know that facts about your constituency and what your different candidates’ views are regarding the issues that affect you.