Hustings organised for Peterborough by-election

Hustings have been organised for the by-election in Peterborough.

Wednesday, 15th May 2019, 10:03 am
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The Peterborough Pensioners Association is holding a hustings on Monday from 2pm to 4pm at Westgate New Church hall.

The Millfield and New England Regeneration Group (MANERP) is hosting a hustings on Thursday, May 30 from 7pm at the Peterborough International Christian Centre in Lincoln Road, Millfield.

And young people from across the city are also attending a hustings tomorrow (Thursday) at 11.15am at City of Peterborough Academy in Reeves Way.

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The by-election is taking place on Thursday, June 6, with 15 candidates standing.

It is being held after Fiona Onasanya became the first MP to be removed by her constituents under a Recall Petition. The petition was signed by 19,261 of her constituents (27.64 per cent), passing the 10 per cent threshold needed to trigger a by-election.

The full list of candidates can be viewed here.