Bradford Cathedral to host Bradford West Hustings
All the candidates for Bradford West have accepted an invitation to attend a hustings at the Cathedral on Sunday 28 May at 5.30pm.
The Dean of Bradford, the Very Revd Jerry Lepine said “This week we have been presented with many ideas from the political parties in their election manifestos. There is so much information to take in. As the city’s cathedral we want to give the local community an opportunity to seek clarification from the candidates and also give the candidates an opportunity to talk about what matters to them and why they want to be our MP.”
The Cathedral will be open on Sunday as usual, from 11.45am until Evening Prayer at 4.00pm, but will reopen at 5.00pm for the hustings. For more information please call the Cathedral Office on 01274 777720.
Attending will be:George Grant (Con), Alun Griffiths (Lib Dem), Celia Hickson (Green), Muhammad Hijazi (Ind), Stephen Place (UKIP) rep Derrick Hodgson, Naz Shah (Lab) and Salma Yaqoob (Ind).