General Election: Only Education Hustings event in Yorkshire tomorrow evening in Elland

The Brooksbank School, in Victoria Road, Elland
The Brooksbank School, in Victoria Road, Elland

Calder Valley candidates for the General Election will be put in the hot seat tomorrow evening to provide plans for education.

Taking place at The Brooksbank School, in Victoria Road, Elland, the event will be an opportunity for the public to quiz the Calder Valley prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) on education, which includes representatives from the Conservatives, Labour, the Liberal Democrats, and the Liberal Party.

Organised by Calderdale Against School Cuts (CASC), it will be the only Education Hustings in the whole of Yorkshire and North East England.

Sue McMahon from CASC said: "With education playing such an important part in every community, it's time to put education at the centre of this general election."

The four candidates invited to the Education Hustings are Calder Valley Conservative MP Craig Whittaker, Labour candidate Josh Fenton-Glynn, Lib Dem candidate Javed Bashir, and The Liberal Party Richard Phillips.

The event will be admission by ticket only, available from the school from Wednesday 20 November.

Doors open at 6.30pm, with the event starting at 7.15pm.

Question submissions must take place on the day at the event before 7pm.

Collect or reserve tickets by calling: 01422 374791

Tickets can also be reserved via email admin@bbs.calderdale.sch.uk