Nominations for the North of Tyne Mayoral Election closed at 4pm today (April 3), with five candidates in the running:

They are, in alphabetical order:

  • John Appleby, Liberal Democrats
  • Jamie Driscoll, Labour
  • Charlie Hoult, Conservatives
  • Hugh Jackson, UKIP
  • John McCabe, Independent

The North of Tyne Mayoral Election will be held on Thursday, May 2, with the counting and results announced the following day, May 3 2019.

For more information on the North of Tyne Combined Authority and the election go to: