Election hustings

Hustings for Lewisham West and Penge this week.

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Yes please, so it would be good to have a genuine open hustings, rather than an event organized by an NGO prioritizing its own agenda.

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The organisers say that it is for the general public and you are invited to submit and attend to ask open questions on any topic. Even I think 2 hrs quizzing local politicians on children’s rights and international development might be a bit much and I worked for Save the Children for many years!

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It was a Save the Children event. Nothing wrong with that, but it isn’t a hustings.

Did anyone go, or am I straying into prohibited territory?

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@DevonishForester, good question, I think there is some room for discussion on this topic but here’s a quick recap from the FAQ which sets out some boundaries:

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I just pointed out that the meeting was taking place, nothing to do with me, but curious to know why this would not be considered a hustings?