The 2014 European Parliament Election
Faith Communities host Worcester’s only public hustings
On Thursday 15 May 2014, from 7pm to 9pm
Venue: Worcester College of Technology, Lecture Theatre, All Saints Building, Deansway, Worcester WR1 2JF
Worcestershire Inter-Faith Forum provides the public with an opportunity to question MEP candidates from the five main parties ahead of the European Parliament Election on 22 May.
Debbie Morris, on behalf of the Interfaith Forum, will Chair the hustings at Worcester College of Technology. The event is free and open to everyone.
The current chair of the forum, the Revd Malcolm Braddy said: "As faith communities working together, we believe our diversity contributes to a stronger Worcestershire. We want to hear what the different candidates have to say, and to encourage people of every faith community - or none - to think about how they exercise their privilege to vote, and to use their vote thinking of the common good of all citizens. We believe we are better together."
On the evening a candidate for each party will have the opportunity to make a short statement about what they stand for, before answering questions from members of the public.
Worcestershire Inter Faith Forum requests that the audience submit their questions upon arriving, in order to enable the evening to be planned effectively.
European Parliament Election Hustings: Thursday 15 May at Worcester College of Technology, Lecture Theatre in the All Saints Building, Deansway, Worcester WR1 2JF.
Doors open at 7.00pm for a 7.15pm start.
The following candidates will be attending:
Phil Bennion MEP (Liberal Democrats)
Jim Carver (UK Independence Party)
Siôn Simon (Labour Party)
Will Duckworth (Green Party)
Ms. Alex Avern (Conservative Party)
If you join Deansway from the Cathedral end, All Saints Building is on your left, after the Glover's Needle (a spire without a church). It has a zebra crossing in front of it.
Worcester College of Technology has three buildings in this road. The first on your left is St. Andrew's. If you turn left immediately afterwards, down a fairly narrow street, and head towards the River Severn, there's a Pay & Display car-park on your left. I would not advise parking elsewhere in this part of Worcester. You will get a fine.
If you join Deansway from the Old Bridge end - well done. The car park is the first street on your right after the Glover's Needle. It is opposite the left turn into Copenhagen Street.