Here is the list of candidates in the Sedgefield by-election taking place on 19 July. Their names, and the description of who they are standing for are as described on the returning officer's official list of candidates:
Stephen Gash, English Democrats - "Putting England First"
Paul Gittins, Independent
Tim Grainger, Christian Party "Proclaiming Christ's Lordship"
Chris Haine, Green Party
Alan 'Howling Laud' Hope, The Official Monster Raving Loony Party
Toby Horton, UK Independence Party
Graham Robb, Conservative Party
Norman Scarth, Anti-Crime Party
Andrew Spence, British National Party
Greg Stone, Liberal Democrat
Phil Wilson, Labour Party
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