Quiz candidates who want your vote at Keynsham hustings

Published on: 06 Mar 2015

Voters will get the chance to put their questions to the candidates hoping to be elected as MP for North East Somerset in May’s General Election.

A hustings event featuring all five candidates is being organised by Churches Together in Keynsham and Saltford at Broadlands Academy, St Francis Road, on Thursday, April 16, from 7.30-9.30pm.

Residents should preferably email their questions before the event to keynshamhustings@outlook.com. Questions can also be submitted in writing up until 7.15pm on the day of the meeting.

The candidates for North East Somerset are (alphabetically): Ernie Blaber (UKIP); Katy Boyce (Green); Todd Foreman (Labour); Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat);  Jacob Rees-Mogg (Conservative).  Doors will open at 6.45pm and the meeting will begin at 7.30pm.

Questions must include the name of the person asking, who must also be present at the event. Questions from the floor will also be taken during the meeting.

Entry is free, all are welcome and light refreshments will be available from 6.45pm.

Besides electing an MP, voters will also be going to the polls to select councillors to sit on Bath and North East Somerset Council and Keynsham Town Council on Thursday, May 7.

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