- 5 updates
Fourteen candidates - from political parties large and small - will be fighting it out to become the next MP for Eastleigh. The deadline for people to get their names on the ballot paper passed today with all the names being revealed. Our political correspondent Phil Hornby reports.
The interview clips are from George Osborne MP, the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Harriet Harman MP, the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.
Conservative - Maria Hutchings
Labour - John O'Farrell
Liberal Democrats - Mike Thornton
UK Independence Party - Diane James
National Health Action - Iain MacLennan
Peace Party - Jim Duggan
Independent - Danny Stupple
English Democrats - Mike Walters
Monster Raving Loony Party - Alan Hope
Wessex Regionalists - Colin Bex
Elvis Loves Pets - David Bishop
The Beer, Baccy and Crumpet Party - Ray Hall
Christian Party - Kevin Milburn
Trade Unionists and Socialists - Daz Procter
Labour have announced John O'Farrell as their candidate for Eastleigh. He is a comedy writer and author who wrote sketches for Spitting Image.
Labour have this evening named their candidate for Eastleigh as John O'Farrell.
Candidates for Eastleigh so far are: Jim Duggan, Peace Party; Maria Hutchings, Conservative; Dr Iain Maclennan, National Health Action Party; Mike Thornton, Liberal Democrats and Diane James, UK Independence Party; and John O'Farrell, Labour.