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Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early General Election to be held on June 8.

In a statement made in Downing Street, Mrs May said: “I have concluded the only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election.

Burslem Tony McCoy, Uttoxeter races (pic by Citrus Zest under creative commons licence)

The General Election runners and riders in seven north and mid Staffordshire constituencies have been unveiled.

And more than 10 parties are in the race in Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stone, Stafford and Staffordshire Moorlands.

StaffsLive reporters Tom Parry and James McDougall take a look at the favourites, outside bets…and donkeys!

News Big Debate in Stoke March 2015, chaired by Prof Mick Temple

Stoke-on-Trent General Election candidates locked horns in a Question Time style debate chaired by Staffordshire University professor of politics Mick Temple.

Hundreds packed into Staffordshire University’s new Science Building on Leek Road as audience members fired questions at the candidates on a range of major issues.