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Walthamstow voters invited to general election climate hustings

An election hustings on the topic of the environment will be held at Harmony Hall on Thursday 27th June at 8pm

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A ‘green’ election hustings will be held on Thursday 27th June where six Walthamstow parliamentary candidates will be put to test on their climate ambitions and proposals.

The candidates who have so far agreed to attend are Stella Creasy (Labour), Nancy Taaffe (TUSC), Rebecca Taylor (Liberal Democrat), Daniel Edelstyn (Independent), Sanjana Karnani (Conservative), Martin Lonergan (Reform UK).


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Appealing to voters in Walthamstow, the organisers of the hustings said: “Are you concerned about energy bills, food shortages, transport, air and water pollution, or just why the weather has got so weird? Would you like to see fossil fuels replaced and nature recover?

“Do you wonder how this could be achieved in the time frame that’s needed? How will the next government take action at a local, national and global level?

“Whatever your concerns about the climate and nature crisis, this is your chance to ask our general election candidates what they are planning to do.”

The hustings will take place on Thursday 27th June, 8-9.30pm at Harmony Hall, 10 Truro Rd, London E17 7BY.

Book your free ticket here


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