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Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Election 2017: Here’s the second part of our candidate round-up Lib Dems, UKIP and Independent

We asked all of the candidates vying to become Aylesbury next MP why they think they are the best person for the job.

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Emily Thornberry

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

The election machines have well and truly kicked into gear, so who’s had a good week, and who’s had a bad week on the campaign trail?

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The Aylesbury Vale District Council offices

District says no to town council’s please for extra planning cash say

The district council has thrown out a plea from Buckingham town councillors to give them more say in how money raised from planning gain is spent.

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Service men and women from RAF Halton marched through Wendover last weekend

RAF Halton freedom march through Wendover

THE sight of marching airmen and women brought Wendover to a standstill this weekend as the village paid tribute to personnel from RAF Halton at a special parade to mark the Freedom of the Vale of Aylesbury.

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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

Labour’s election manifesto launch was overshadowed by fresh questions over how it would pay for a string ambitious promises costing billions of pounds.

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ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

“We wanted to see more competition. We wanted to see more people able to switch between energy users [sic], that, over the last three or four years has not happened. This is a market that is not working perfectly and therefore we are intervening to make markets work better.”

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Meet new Aylesbury Town Mayor, Tom Hunter-Watts (Right)

Meet new Aylesbury Town Mayor, Tom Hunter-Watts

Having previously served as Town Mayor in 2014, Tom Hunter-Watts has been re-elected to the ceremonial role.

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RAF Halton staff help the homeless

RAF Halton comes to the aid of the homeless

Last week,  Sgt Kristian Harrison MBE, Cpl Rhydian Davies and seven Recruits from McTeague and Jackson Flight, Recruit Training Squadron, attended a Thames Valley Police (TVP) initiative offering homeless people within the Aylesbury area a ‘Safe Place’ in Aylesbury Town Hall, with food and refreshments offered to those in need.
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Get out there and vote on June 8

Aylesbury and Buckingham general election candidates unveiled

The candidates for the forthcoming parliamentary elections in Aylesbury Vale have been announced.

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ELECTION 2017: Daily election diary

ELECTION 2017: Daily election diary

It was a good day for Theresa May whose reported row with Philip Hammond was completely overshadowed by Labour’s leaked manifesto.

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ELECTION 2017: Every election, politicians ignore England – here’s why

ELECTION 2017: Every election, politicians ignore England – here’s why

Simon Lee is senior lecturer in politics at University of Hull.

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ELECTION 2017: Theresa May supports return of fox hunting

ELECTION 2017: Theresa May supports return of fox hunting

The Tories will renew a pledge to hold a free vote on overturning the ban on fox hunting, Theresa May told voters last night.

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ELECTION 2017: What does President Macron mean for Brexit?

ELECTION 2017: What does President Macron mean for Brexit?

By Ariane Bogain, Northumbria University

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ELECTION 2017: Can we trust the opinion polls in election 2017?

ELECTION 2017: Can we trust the opinion polls in election 2017?

Political opinion polls have taken a bit of a battering in the past few years. There was wide agreement on the eve of the last UK general election that the outcome would be a hung parliament. Few pollsters saw Donald Trump winning the 2015 presidential election in the US. And almost everyone agreed that Brexit would not happen. So are opinion polls worth the paper they’re written on any more?

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Aylesbury Vale Green Party have selected Michael Sheppard as the Green Party candidate for the Buckingham Constituency.

The Green Party select candidate to run in Buckingham constituency

Aylesbury Vale Green Party have selected Michael Sheppard as the Green Party candidate for the Buckingham Constituency.
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UKIP and Labour no longer represented at County Council - Lib Dems and Conservatives gain seats

UKIP and Labour no longer represented at County Council - Lib Dems and Conservatives gain seats

UKIP and Labour have been erased from Bucks County Council in an election day cull which has seen some notable local faces lose their seat.

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A ballot box

RESULTS ARE IN for #LE2017

Today we're down at the Buckinghamshire County Council #LE2017 count and we'll keep you updated as results come in throughout the day
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ELECTION 2017: Strong and stable leadership: inside the Conservatives’ election slogan

ELECTION 2017: Strong and stable leadership: inside the Conservatives’ election slogan

This article originally appeared in The Conversation

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