Preston election candidates to be grilled by business leaders

Posted on - 17th May, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Politics, Preston News, University campus, What's On in Preston
Mark Hendrick, Neil Darby and Kevin Beaty will debate
Mark Hendrick, Neil Darby and Kevin Beaty will debate

Three Preston general election candidates are to square off in a hustings ahead of the June vote.


Labour candidate and MP seeking re-election Mark Hendrick is to debate with Liberal Democrat challenger Neil Derby and Conservative hopeful Kevin Beaty.

During the event, staged by the North Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce and Preston Business Improvement District, questions will be taken from the business audience.

The University of Central Lancashire’s Harris Building is to play host to the hustings on Wednesday 31 May from 5pm to 7pm.

Read moreWho are the candidates for Preston in the general election?

Only attendees from a business audience are allowed to attend and questions can be submitted in advance.

Places can be reserved by emailing and including your name, business name, postcode and the name of your guest. There’s a limit of two places per organisation.

Green and UKIP election candidates have been invited to the debate but as of yet have not confirmed their attendance.

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