Election: Seven candidates for Borders confirmed

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The official list of election nominees for the Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk constituency has been announced.

The full list of candidates bidding to become MP for the Borders has been released after the deadline for nominations closed at 4pm today

The seven listed below will be on the ballot papers on Thursday, May 7.

Calum Kerr (SNP)

John Lamont (Conservative)

Kenryck Lloyd-Jones (Labour)

Michael Moore (Liberal Democrats)

Peter Neilson (Ukip)

Jesse Rae (Independent)

Pauline Stewart (Green Party)

Liberal Democrat Michael Moore is bidding to retain the seat he has held since its creation in 2005. He was also MP for the predecessor seat of Tweeddale, Ettrick & Lauderdale from 1997-2005.