The campaign to become the next London mayor has begun with parties starting to decide who their chosen candidates will be.
Scheduled for 2 May 2024, the vote will also see members elected to the London Assembly.
Although mayoral elections normally take place every four years, the previous one, in 2021, was delayed by a year due to the pandemic.
This list, in alphabetical order, will be updated right up until the election.
Applications to be the Tory candidate close on Wednesday and the number will later be whittled down to a shortlist.
Conservative Party members will then vote for their preferred candidate with the winner announced on 19 July.
Those who are expected to declare they want to stand for the party are:
- Andrew Boff, London Assembly member
- Duwayne Brooks, former Newham councillor
- Natalie Campbell, a social entrepreneur who is the chancellor at the University of Westminster
- Susan Hall, London Assembly member
- Samuel Kasumu, a former special advisor to Boris Johnson while he was prime minister
- Daniel Korski, a former special advisor to David Cameron while he was prime minister
- Paul Scully, MP for Sutton and Cheam who has paused his role as London minister while this contest is running
Green Party: Zoe Garbett
Zoe Garbett, who is a councillor for Dalston and Hackney, has been announced as the Green Party’s candidate.
Labour: Sadiq Khan
The current London mayor is bidding to serve a historic third term having first been elected to the post in 2016.