When you vote in a general election you vote for an MP (Member of Parliament) to represent your area. Most MPs are part of a political party, the party with the majority of MPs (326) wins the election and the leader of that party becomes Prime Minister.
MPs are usually in a particular party because they have similar views to the party’s core beliefs, however their personal opinion may have one or two differences. To get a more accurate idea of what your Local MP stands for it is best to contact them directly. Find out more.

The Conservative Party
Leader: Theresa may
“The Conservative Party seeks to advance opportunity, nurture responsibility and protect security. By trusting people, we help individuals grow stronger; by sharing responsibility, we help society grow stronger. We believe that there is such a thing as society, but it is not the same thing as the state. The party stands for a free society and a strong nation state; we want to give people more opportunity and power over their lives, to make families stronger and society more responsible and to make Britain safer and greener.”
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The Labour Party
Leader: Jeremy Corbyn
"The Labour Party is a democratic socialist party. It believes that by the strength of our common endeavour we achieve more than we achieve alone, so as to create for each of us the means to realise our true potential and for all of us a community in which power, wealth and opportunity are in the hands of the many not the few; where the rights we enjoy reflect the du