Final line-up set for Calder Valley debate

Calder High School, Mytholmroyd
Calder High School, Mytholmroyd

A debate between political candidates seeking the Calder Valley seat at the General Election will take place at Calderdale High School, Mytholmroyd, next week.

The Education Question Time has been organised by the National Union of Teachers and Calder High School and will include candidates from the across the political spectrum.

Confirmed to take part in the debate are Conservative MP Craig Whittaker, the Green Party’s Jenny Shepherd, Labour’s Josh Fenton-Glynn, Liberal Democrat candidate Alisdair Calder McGregor and UKIP’s Paul Rogan.

Candidates will be joined in the debate by Calder High School’s head girl Penny Brown.

The debate will take place at the Ted Hughes Theatre, Calder High School, on Friday, March 6, from 7pm to 8.15pm.

Tickets for the event are available on a first-come-first-serve basis and will be available until Thursday, March 5, contact Sandra Bell on 01422 883213 to order.