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General Election Hustings in Sidmouth: Friday 6th December

  • by JW

Next month, we’ll be seeing the parliamentary candidates coming to Sidmouth:

Hustings update: full list of candidates for East Devon constituency


Here’s the report on Sidmouth Nub news:

General Election Hustings to take place in Sidmouth


Here’s the VGS press release:




General Election Hustings 2019: Invitation to Meet Your Local Parliamentary Candidates.

Sidmouth’s Vision Group are please to invite residents to the Sidmouth Hustings, to be held at All Saints Church Hall in All Saints Road, EX10 8ES on Friday 6th December starting at 7.00 pm.

This will be the third General Election hustings organised and moderated by the Vision Group, providing an opportunity for voters to hear the views of candidates and the policies of their Party.

At the date of writing, the following candidates have confirmed they will attend:

Peter Faithfull (Independent)

Henry Gent (Green Party)

Simon Jupp Conservative Party)

Eleanor Rylance (Liberal Democrats)

Dan Wilson (Labour Party)

Claire Wright (Independent)

The event will be open to all registered voters in the Sid Valley. All Saints Hall can accommodate approximately 300 people, and there will be a limited number of seats provided.

How will the hustings be conducted?

6.30 pm Hall Opens; submission of questions using forms provided.
7.00 Introduction from the Chair, who will introduce each candidate
7.05 Each Candidate will have five minutes to introduce themselves and their campaign.
7.45 Chair will select representative questions from those submitted online or on the door.
8.30 The meeting will draw to a close.

Submitting your questions:

Hustings present an opportunity to find out where candidates stand on issues you care about, and their ability to communicate effectively.

Only questions submitted beforehand can be considered. It would be helpful if you could give your question a topic for reference so that similar questions can be consolidated.

Online: Submitted through the contact form on the VGS Website:

At the door: Forms will be provided with a cutoff time of 7.00pm. Please arrive early if you wish to submit question at the door.



Peter Murphy, Press Liaison Office, Sidmouth Vision Group:


Additional Information:

The Hustings will be chaired by Sidmouth resident Peter Murphy, a senior member of the Vision Group, and former member of the Sid Valley Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

Press Release Hustings final


Here’s the poster for the event:

General Election Hustings in Sidmouth