Five Western Isles candidates have thrown their hat into the ring for the General Election on Thursday June 8. 

Angus Brendan MacNeil of the SNP will be up against Ealasaid Macdonald, of the Scottish Labour Party, and Daniel Stephen McCroskrie, representing the Conservatives. 

The Liberal Democrats candidate is James Paterson, while John Cormack will once more stand on behalf of the Scottish Christian Party.