Thursday, 8 November 2012

Hustings for Middlesbrough By-election 2012

photo from Redcar 2010 hustings

Friends of the Earth are to hold a public hustings at Saint Barnabas church,  Monday 26th Nov 7-8.30pm. Co-ordinator Rob Tucker said "This is democracy at work, voters should be able to speak, meet and question the candidates. We learnt a lot from hosting them in 2010 and were amazed at the turn-out.  Saint Barnabas church can seat over 300 people and we hope to fill the hall".

Friends of the Earth successfully held Hustings for the 2010 elections in Middlesbrough, Redcar and Darlington and gave voters their only chance to see the candidates side by side and put their own questions to the panel. At the Middlesbrough hustings over 130 people attended and in Redcar the room overflowed with people standing in doorways and isles.

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