Horsham general election candidates to attend hustings at Kingdom Faith Church

Election hustings organised by CPRE Sussex earlier this year Frances Haigh, Darrin Green, Martyn Davis, Roger Arthur, Jeremy Quin, Jim Rae and James Smith Drill Hall, Horsham (photo submitted. SUS-150325-120608001
Election hustings organised by CPRE Sussex earlier this year Frances Haigh, Darrin Green, Martyn Davis, Roger Arthur, Jeremy Quin, Jim Rae and James Smith Drill Hall, Horsham (photo submitted. SUS-150325-120608001

All eight Horsham parliamentary candidates are set to attend a hustings organised by Horsham Churches Together (HCT) tonight (Wednesday April 22) from 7-9.30pm.

Hosted by Kingdom Faith Church in Foundry Lane the event will give voters a chance to ask questions on issues that reflect the particular concerns of the local Christian community.

Ian Fletcher, HCT co-ordinator, said: “We are grateful that all eight of the local candidates have offered to attend our meeting to answer questions that have been asked by the churches in Horsham.”

The candidates are Roger Arthur of UKIP, Labour’s Martyn Davis, Jim Duggan of the Peace Party, Darrin Green of the Green Party, the Lib Dems’ Morwen Millson, Conservative Jeremy Quin, independent Jim Rae, and James Smith of Something New.

All are welcome to attend.

Previously several of the candidates attended a hustings event organised by the Campaign to Protect Rural England on countryside issues at the Drill Hall in Denne Road.

Another hustings is being planned by West Sussex Humanists on Friday May 1 at Lavinia House in Dukes Square, Horsham at 7pm. The main themes will be science and evidence based policy, human rights, and religion and belief.

Questions can be asked on the night but questions can also be sent prior to the hustings to Andrew Edmondson: 4 Stumblemead, Balcombe, West Sussex, RH17 6LR, by email to andrew@westsussexhumanists.org.uk or by calling 01444 811413 or 07934508671.

For more details see their website.