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General Election Special on Gateway 97.8

8th June 2017
Posted by Johnny Jenkins

Britain will go to the polls again on the 8th June for the third time in 3 years in a general election called unexpectedly by Prime Minister, Theresa May earlier this year. Of course, Gateway have been covering the build-up and will be covering the main event live through the night on election day.

The General Election Special begins at 11pm on 8th June and will finish at in the early morning on 9th June.

Ros, Jacqui & Peter will all be live in the studio covering the national results.

Liz, John & Alan will be live at Basildon count bringing you results, exclusives and interviews.

Danny Lawrence will be doing the same at the Thurrock count.

We’re all set, and we hope you are too. Make sure you vote on 8th June between 7am and 10pm to have your say on the future of the local area and country.

Here’s the candidates:

South Basildon & East Thurrock

Reetendra Banerji – Liberal Democrats

Paul Borg – British National Party

Sim Harman – The Green Party

Stephen Metcalfe – Conservative Party

Byron Taylor – Labour Party

Peter Whittle – UK Independence Party

Basildon & Billericay

John Baron – Conservative Party

Katye Block – Labour Party

Antonia Harrison – Liberal Democrats

Tina Hughes – UK Independence Party


Tim Aker – UK Independence Party

Jackie Doyle-Price – Conservative Party

John Kent  – Labour Party

Kevin McNamara – Liberal Democrats