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Hanley Celebrations as Gareth Nuttall wins the Stoke-on-Trent by-election

Stoke-on-Trent has been under the political microscope in recent months following the resignation of Tristram Hunt in January.

Many events have shaped the outcome of the by-election, leading to Gareth Snell being elected for Stoke-on-Trent Central on February 23.

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.