Watch mayoral hustings

Election news and coverage from the Peterborough Telegraph: peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, facebook.com/peterboroughtoday
Election news and coverage from the Peterborough Telegraph: peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

A hustings for candidates seeking to become the first elected mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is being held on Friday, March 31.

The debate is being held at Anglia Ruskin University’s Cambridge campus, but it will be broadcast live to Guild House, Oundle Road.

The Peterborough event will be hosted by the charity Peterborough Environment City Trust. Local residents can watch a live stream of the debate and pose their questions to the candidates via Twitter, using #cpmayor17.

Taking part will be James Palmer (Conservative), Julie Howell (Green), Peter Dawe (independent), Kevin Price (Labour) and Rod Cantrill (Lib Dem). The other candidates in the election are Paul Bullen (UKIP) and Stephen Goldspink (English Democrat).

Carly Leonard, CEO of PECT, said: “It’s really important that residents get to hear the views of the mayoral candidates on environmental issues and how these will be factored into decision making.” The event begins at 6pm and is free to attend. To book your place, visit: http://www.pect.org.uk.

The election is on May 4.