UK election: List of key candidates

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General election in Britain is underway and majority of the surveys have predicted neck to neck race between Conservative and Labour party. Below are the list of key candidates in Britain election.


David Cameron
Prime Minister David William Donald Cameron of the Conservative Party became the youngest British Prime Minister in almost 200 years in May 2010. Cameron was born on October 9, 1966. He became when prime minister when his party formed a Coalition government with the Liberal Democrats. Cameron entered parliament in 2001 as the MP for Witney and became leader of the Conservatives, then in opposition, in 2005.

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Edward Miliband

The current leader of opposition, Edward Miliband is a leader of the Labour Party. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Doncaster North since 2005 and served in the Cabinet from 2007 to 2010 under Prime Minister Gordon Brown. He and his brother, David Miliband, were the first siblings to sit in the Cabinet simultaneously since Edward and Oliver Stanley in 1938.

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Nick Clegg

Liberal Democrats leader Nick Clegg served as deputy prime minister since 2010 when coalition government, headed by David Cameron, was formed in Britain. Clegg has been the leader of the Liberal Democrats since 2007, and a member of parliament (MP) representing Sheffield Hallam since 2005.

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Nigel Farage

Current and founding UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader has been a commodity broker before devoting himself into politics. Since 1999 he has been a Member of the European Parliament for South East England. Farage is known for his passionate and sometimes controversial speeches in the European Parliament.

Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon, Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) and a law graduate of the University of Glassgow is the first minister of Scotland. Sturgeon represents Glasgow Southside as its MSP. She was born on July 19, 1970. She was first elected to the Scottish Parliament in 1999.

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