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Election hustings to be held in Thatcham next week

Candidates to be quizzed on issues

John Herring

John Herring


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How will you vote in June's General Election?

VOTERS can put their questions to candidates vying to be Newbury's next MP at a hustings in Thatcham on Monday. 

The five candidates standing for election will answer questions and debate the key issues of the campaign. 

The hustings will be held between 7.30pm and 9.30pm at Thatcham Baptist Church on Monday, December 2. 

The debate will be moderated by Pastor David Taylor.

Questions can be submitted in advance, giving your name, to, or a question card can be filled in on arrival and handed in by 7.15 pm.

Questions will be sorted before the meeting in order to cover a range of topics.

Candidates are:

Liberal Democrats, Lee Dillon
Conservative, Laura Farris
Independent, Ben Holden-Crowther
Green, Steve Masters
Labour, James Wilder

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  • Lucky

    01/12/2019 - 12:17

    Waste of time no difficult questions will be allowed.


    • __Andy__

      01/12/2019 - 13:54

      What's a difficult one. In your opinion?