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Last Updated: Thursday, 8 June 2006, 16:20 GMT 17:20 UK
In full: By-election candidates
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The votes were triggered by two untimely deaths
Voters in two Westminster seats are set to go to the polls on 29 June as two Parliamentary by-elections take place.

South Wales seat Blaenau Gwent is up for grabs after independent MP Peter Law died from a brain tumour in April.

He had overturned a large Labour majority when he quit the party and ran in protest over women-only shortlists.

Meanwhile Conservative MP Eric Forth died of cancer last month prompting a by-election in the normally safe Tory seat of Bromley and Chislehurst.

The candidates in Blaenau Gwent will be as follows:

Dai Davies, Independent

Alan Hope, Official Monster Raving Loony

Amy Kitcher, Lib Dem

Steffan Lewis, Plaid Cymru

Owen Smith, Labour

Margrit Williams, Conservatives

The candidates in Mr Forth's south east London seat of Bromley and Chislehurst will be as follows:

Ben Abbotts (Liberal Democrat)

Anne Belsey (Money Reform Party)

John Cartwright (Monster Raving Loony Party)

Nigel Farage (UK Independence Party)

Ann Garrett (Green)

Nick Hadziannis (Independent)

John Hemming-Clarke (Independent)

Bob Neill (Conservative)

Rachel Reeves (Labour)

Steven Uncles (English Democrats)

Paul Winnett (National Front)






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