General elections

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Members of Parliament (MPs) are elected in the general election which is held every five years. Each MP serves in the House of Commons, based within the Houses of Parliament at Westminster in London. MPs represent the interests of the people living in their constituency.

Find out details of your local MP, how to contact them and when they hold surgeries 

A UK Parliamentary general election is being on Thursday 8 June.

There are three constituencies in Hull -  

  • Hull East
  • Hull North
  • Hull West and Hessle

Find out how you can vote

A nomination pack is available for potential candidates considering standing at the election.



The Statement of Persons Nominated including Notice of Poll and situation of polling stations will be published here after the close of nominations at 5pm on Thursday 11 May 2017 - 

Access the The Statement of Persons Nominated


Visit the Electoral Commission website for detailed guidance for candidates and agents

Briefing session

A briefing session was held for potential candidates and agents on Friday 28 April at 5pm in room C1 at The Guildhall.  A copy of the slides used at the briefing is available below.



If you have any questions please email

Alternatively you can telephone 01482 300 302.