Your chance to quiz candidates

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Bexhillians will have the chance to grill their prospective parliamentary candidates at an election hustings next week.

The Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Green and UKIP candidates have all confirmed their attendance at Thursday’s event (April 23).

The event is being organised by East Sussex County Councillor Michael Ensor on behalf of Churches Together in Bexhill.

Cllr Ensor said: “The husting will take the form of the BBC Question Time.

“A poster and question slips have been distributed to all the churches in Bexhill.”

Anyone wishing to submit a question is asked to fill in the form and return it to: The Office, Beulah Church, Clifford Road, Bexhill.

Alternatively, questions can be emailed to

Questions must be emailed over by noon on Tuesday (April 21).

The hustings will kick off at 7.30pm at the Beulah Baptist Church in Clifford Road.

All are welcome to attend.

The full list of Bexhill and Battle Parliamentary Candidates attending Thursday’s hustings: Huw Merriman (Conservative), Michelle Thew (Labour), Geoff Bastin (UKIP), Rachel Sadler (Liberal Democrat) and Jonathan Kent (Green).