The Staggers 21 April 2017 Election 2017: Which Labour MPs are standing down? 13 Labour MPs have announced they will not fight the June 8 general election. Getty Sign UpGet the New Statesman\'s Morning Call email. Sign-up Theresa May's decision to call a snap election - and the grim outlook for Labour - means a number of the party's MPs will not fight the June 8 poll. Here's a full list. Dave Anderson (Shadow Scotland and Northern Ireland Secretary) - Blaydon (14,227 majority) Tom Blenkinsop - Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland (2,268 majority) Andy Burnham - Leigh (14,096 majority) Jim Dowd - Lewisham West and Penge (12,714 majoirty) Michael Dugher - Barnsley East (12,034 majority) Pat Glass - North West Durham (10,056 majority) Alan Johnson - Hull West and Hessle (9,333 majority) Fiona MacTaggart - Slough (7,336 majority) Rob Marris - Wolverhampton South West (801 majority) Steve Rotheram - Liverpol Walton (27,777 majority) Andrew Smith - Oxford East (15,280 majority) Gisela Stuart - Birmingham Edgbaston (2,706 majority) Iain Wright - Hartlepool (3,024 majority) › Brawl MP Eric Joyce: Don’t blame me for Brexit just because I headbutted a Tory Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!