These are West Sussex’s current MPs going into December general election
Voters are set to head to the polls just weeks before Christmas after MPs agreed to a December 12 date for a general election.
In the coming weeks we’ll be sharing information on all candidates and political parties. West Sussex has eight different MPs and they are all Conservatives:
5. East Worthing and Shoreham
Tim Loughton has represented the area since 1997. He served as a shadow minister for both the environment and health and children, while under David Cameron he was a Parliamentary under-secretary for children and families
Sir Nicholas Soames has represented Mid Sussex since 1997 and before that Crawley for 14 years. He has said he is not standing for re-election after losing the Tory whip although it was restored this week