The list of candidates for the Manchester Gorton parliamentary by-election has been confirmed.
- ABIDOGUN, Kemi (Christian Peoples Alliance)
- CLIFFORD, Peter (Communist League)
- DISCO, The Irrelevant Johnny (The Official Monster Raving Loony Party)
- ECKERSLEY, Phil (UK Independence Party (UKIP))
- GALLOWAY, George (Independent)
- HOPKINS, David Michael
- JARADAT, Shaden (Conservative Party)
- KHAN, Mohammed Afzal (Labour Party)
- KHANDOKER, Sufi Miah (Independent)
- MAYO, Jess (Green Party)
- PEARCEY, Jackie (Liberal Democrats)
The hustings for candidates organised by Levenshulme Community Association takes place on Saturday 22nd April at the Jain Community Centre, 667/669 Stockport Road, Manchester, M12 4QE, starting at 19.00.