No Show Tory candidates are pulling out of hustings because they’re too chicken to face the public

This is a list (by no means exhaustive) of candidates we know have cancelled or pulled out of a debate or sent someone along instead:

Ahmereen Reza , Birmingham Hodge Hill
Alberto Costa , South Leicestershire
Alex Burghart, Brentwood & Ongar
Alok Sharma, Reading West
Ameet Jogla, Brent North
Andrew Lewer, Northampton South
Andrew Murrison, South West Wiltshire
Andrew Stephenson, Pendle
Ann Le Bond, Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Anna Soubry, Broxtowe
Bernard Jenkin, Harwich and North Essex
Bethan Eddy, Rother Valley
Bill Wiggin, North Herefordshire
Bob Blackman, Harrow East
Charlotte Fairbanks, Glasgow Central
Charlotte Leslie, Bristol North West
Clifton Brown, Cotswolds
Damian Green, Ashford
Damien Collins, Folkestone & Hythe
David Jones, Clwyd West
David Morris, Morecambe
David Warburton, Somerset & Frome
Denise Haddad, Liverpool Wavetree
Dominic Raab, Esher & Walton
George Freeman, Mid Norfolk
Grace O’Keeffe, Aberdeen North
Graham Evans, Weaver Vale
Greg Knight, East Yorkshire
Hannah David, Harrow West
Helen Harrison, Bridgwater & West Somerset
Hugo Swire, East Devon
Jackie Doyle-Price, Thurrock
James Bellis, Rotherham
James Bird, Walsall South
Jo Johnson, Orpington
John Baron, Basildon and Billericay
Joy Morrisey, Ealing Central & Acton
Karen Robson, Bridgend
Karl McCartney, Lincoln
Katie Mackie, Edinburgh East
Kelly Tolhurst, Rochester & Strood
Laura Evans, Liverpool Walton
Lee Scott, Ilford North
Liam Fox, North Somerset
Maria Caulfield, Lewes
Mark Menzies, Fylde
Mark Prisk, Hertford & Stortford
Matt Hartley, Eltham
Matt Wright, Delyn
Matthew Offord, Hendon
Michael Fallon, Sevenoaks
Michael Naughton, Sheffield Central
Nus Ghani, Wealden
Oliver Colvile, Plymouth Sutton & Devonport
Oliver Heald, North East Hertfordshire
Priti Patel, Witham
Rachel Wolf, Dulwich and West Norwood
Rebecca Pow, Taunton Deane
Rob Wilson, Reading East
Robert Courts, Witney
Sadie Vidal, Aberavon and Neath
Scott Benton, Huddersfield
Shailesh Vara, North West Cambridgeshire
Sheryll Murray, South East Cornwall
Stephen Metcalfe, South Basildon & East Thurrock
Steve Double, St Austell
Suzanne Bartingdon, Oxford East
Thomas Haddow, Glasgow South West

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Tony Caldeira, Wirral West
Victoria Borthwick, Kensington & Chelsea
William Wragg, Hazel Grove
Zac Goldsmith, Richmond Park
Zoe Metcalfe, Leeds West

Please let us know if your local Tory candidate has been too chicken to attend a debate in the comments below.

Mirror Chicken and Theresa May

Yep, add Gareth Davies (Leeds Central) to that list. He missed a couple. Shame: seems like a nice guy, but lives in London, and not run a very committed campaign.

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