These are the eight candidates standing to be the next Burnley MP

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Burnley folk will take to the polls to pick their new MP in just over three weeks’ time.

Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming vote:

Who are the candidates?

  1. Gordon Birtwistle – Liberal Democrat
  2. Mitchell James Cryer – Independent
  3. Rayyan Fiass – Independent
  4. Antony Higginbotham – The Conservative and Unionist Party
  5. Jack Launer – The Green Party
  6. Nathan Thomas McCollum – Reform UK
  7. David Roper – Independent
  8. Oliver Ryan – Labour and Cooperative Party
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Where are the polling stations?

  • Haggate Baptist Church, Burnley Road, Briercliffe;
  • Briercliffe Community Centre, Jubilee Street, Briercliffe;
  • Early Years Building - St James’ Lanehead CE School;
  • St John the Baptist RC Primary School, Thames Avenue;
  • Ennismore Community Centre, Ennismore Street;
  • St Cuthbert`s Community Hall, Sharp Street;
  • St Johns Parish Hall, Ivy Street;
  • Burnley Campus, Barden Lane;
  • Stoneyholme & Daneshouse, Youth and Community Centre, Daneshouse Road;
  • Burnley Boys Club, Barden Playing Fields, Barden Lane;
  • Ghausia Centre, Abel Street;
  • Canalside Community Centre, 62 Lindsay Street;
  • Linkbridge, 1 Swinless Street;
  • Burnley Tennis Club, 30 Lower Ridge Close, off Belvedere Road;
  • St Catherine`s Church Hall, Mary Street;
  • 1882 LOUNGE, Burnley Football Club, Harry Potts Way;
  • Belmont Community Centre, Belmont Grove, off Brunshaw Avenue;
  • Brunshaw Primary School, Foundation Centre entrance, Morse Street;
  • Pike Hill Library, Langwyth Road, Worsthorne;
  • Village Hall, Holme-In-Cliviger, Cliviger;
  • Worsthorne Primary School, Brownside Road, Worsthorne;
  • Coal Clough Academy, Swindon Street;
  • St Matthew’s Church Hall, Albion Street;
  • Vanguard Community Centre, 65 Bevington Close, (off Burnham Gate);
  • Rosehill Baptist Church, Rosehill Road;
  • Rosewood Primary School, Moorland Road entrance;
  • Burnley Wood Community Centre, 96 Springfield Road;
  • Coal Clough Community Centre, 2 Pasturegate Avenue;
  • Burnley Golf Club, Approach Way, off Glen View Road;
  • Valley Street Community Centre, Valley Street, (off Rossendale Road);
  • West End Community Centre, Venice Street;
  • Dorset Street Entrance, Rosegrove Infants School, Dorset Street;
  • Greenbrook Methodist Church, Greenbrook Road, off Lowerhouse Lane;
  • Padiham Road Methodist Church, Brassey Street;
  • St Mary Magdalene’s RC Church, Gawthorpe Road, off Crow Wood Avenue;
  • Palace House & Woodbine, Tenants & Residents Association, 1 Anglesey Avenue;
  • Gannow Community Centre, Adamson Street;
  • Middlesex Over 50's Social Centre, Middlesex Avenue;
  • Housing 21, Fairweather Court, Quarry Street, Padiham;
  • Whitegate Nursery School, Victoria Road, Padiham;
  • Padiham Primary School, Burnley Road, Padiham;
  • Padiham Football Club, Arbories Memorial Sports Ground, Well Street;
  • St John’s Church Hall, St John’s Road, Padiham;
  • Hapton Methodist Church Hall, Whitefield Street, Hapton;
  • Brierfield Community Centre, Colne Road, Brierfield;
  • Thomas Street Bowling Pavilion, Percy Street, Nelson;
  • Baptist School, Guilford Street, Brierfield;
  • Reedley County School, Reedley Road;
  • Pendle Primary Academy, Walter Street, Brierfield.

Do I need to take voter ID?

Everyone must take Voter ID with them. Accepted forms are:

- Passport issued by the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory, an EEA state or a Commonwealth country;

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- Driving licence issued by the UK, any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, or an EEA state;

- Blue badge;

- Older Person’s Bus Pass funded by the UK Government;

- Disabled Person’s Bus Pass funded by the UK Government;

Freedom Pass;

- Biometric immigration document;

- Identity card bearing the Proof of Age Standards Scheme hologram (a PASS card);

- Ministry of Defence Form 90 (Defence Identity Card);

- National identity card issued by an EEA state.

What if I don't have any of the accepted forms of Voter ID?

You can apply to be issued with a Voter Authority Certificate via https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-photo-id-voter-authority-certificate by 5pm on Wednesday, June 26th. This certificate can then be used as your Voter ID on polling day.

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