Lewes Stop The Cuts hosts election hustings

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LOCAL campaign group Lewes Stop The Cuts is hosting an

election hustings on Tuesday, May 3, to give residents the

opportunity to quiz prospective councillors on what they will

do to fight the cuts both locally and nationally.

Candidates from all the parties have accepted the Lewes Stop

The Cuts invitation to speak, including current standing

councillors, who are expected to face questions on protecting

public services and jobs. It is the only hustings that have

been organised.

The meeting, at St Thomas A Beckett Hall, Cliffe High Street,

Lewes, is open to all and is a chance for residents to have

their say and hold representatives to account for their

policies and decisions.

More information about the Lewes Stop The Cuts campaign will

be available on the night and ideas for further events and

activites for people to get involved in will be discussed.

Lewes Stop The Cuts campaigner Holly Smith said: “This is the

only opportunity that Lewes people have to hold their

potential elected representatives to account and to ask them

how they are going to protect local public services and jobs

that Lewes residents rely on.”

For more information email lewesstopthecuts@gmail.com or call

07886 960408.