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Who are the General Election Candidates?

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We go to the polls on Thursday and you may be wondering who the candidates are. Our sister site, My Cardiff North, have put together all the information you need to know about the election.


Candidates

Click on the pictures to view more information, including video of the candidates speaking at the Llandaff North hustings.

Matt Hemsley

Matt Hemsley

“I am 32-years-old, born in Jersey, I grew up in Dorset before heading to Aberystwyth where I studied International Relations at university. I spent some time in Bath, working also in Bristol, before work brought me to Cardiff in 2013.”

Anna McMorrin

Anna McMorrin

“Growing up near Brecon, I came to Cardiff University and live here with my partner and two teenage daughters aged 14 and 16. I ensured that both daughters have learnt to speak Welsh speakers, they both went to Ysgol Gymraeg Melin Gruffydd in Whitchurch and are now at Ysgol Glantaf and Radyr Comprehensive.”

Gary Oldfield

Gary Oldfield

“As a father of two, I am also very familiar with the issues confronting ordinary families. I grew up on a council estate, so I am very much on the side of local communities and hard-working people.”

Steffan Webb

“My name is Steffan Webb. Born and bred in Cardiff, I have lived in Cardiff North for forty years in Rhiwbeina, Whitchurch, Thornhill, St Mellons and Llandaff North.”

Craig Williams

Craig Williams

“I have been the Member of Parliament for Cardiff North since winning the seat in 2015 until the dissolution of Parliament a month ago. Prior to that I served as a Cardiff city councillor for eight years, chairing our city’s Economic Committee and serving on the board of Cardiff Bus.”

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