St Alkmund’s Church, Derby are excited to hold an Election Husting event on Wednesday 22nd April, 7.30pm
The evening will take the form of a discussion with the principle candidates for Derby North and Derby South constituencies, along similar lines to the BBC program ‘Question Time’.
The event will be chaired by The Rt Revd Dr Alastair Redfern, Bishop of Derby.
Bishop Alastair said: ‘ It is important for the public to engage with their prospective parliamentary candidates to question the parties’ pledges but also to raise the importance of those policies locally. I am pleased that St Alkmund's are able to provide a space to allow this discussion to take place and look forward to chairing this exciting event’
The event will be attended by representatives of the Conservative party, Green Party, Labour, Liberal Democrat Party and the UK Independence party.
It is anticipated that the discussion will cover a range of topics including:
• Overall political approach and thinking
• Specific policy areas
• local issues relevant to Derby
Audience members are invited to submit a question prior to the event and a selection of the best will be chosen on the night. Audience members will also be able to ask follow on questions around topics under discussion.
For more information about the event visit https://sites.google.com/site/stalkmundshustings2015/home
Doors open to the public at 6.45pm with the event starting at 7.30pm. The event will close at 10pm. All are welcome to attend.