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What women want: female voters tell ITV News Central their General Election demands

Sameena has been chatting to female voters in the Midlands.

More than 9 million women didn't vote last time round. So, it's no surprise that the politicians will spend the next few weeks slugging it out to try to encourage them to take part - particularly in the marginal seats where just a few votes could make all the difference.

There's still plenty of time for women to make up their minds - but what does get us fired up? Sameena has been chatting to a female netball team and hears from some first time voters at a school in Worcestershire



Les Jones replaces Afzal Amin in race for Dudley North

Cllr Les Jones was former leader of Dudley Council Credit: Dudley Council website

Councillor Les Jones has been chosen as the new prospective parliamentary candidate for Dudley North after the resignation of Afzal Amin amid allegations he met with the EDL to stage a protest against a mosque in an attempt to win votes.

Dudley North is a key marginal seat and target for the Conservatives, which is currently held by Labour's Ian Austin, who has been the incumbent MP for ten years.

Les Jones has previously been the leader of Dudley Council, and also stood as a candidate for the Police and Crime Commissioner elections.

Former council leader to be Tory Dudley North PPC

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