Hooray for hustings?

I have to say the 2 hour hustings which went from 8:00pm until 10:00pm yesterday wasn’t the most entertaining 2 hours of my life. The fact that the local churches who organised the event gave over half of the time to church questions made it less of a public hustings and more of a lobbying exercise on behalf of religion.

What was interesting to me was the answers that some candidates give in hustings. Over the last two days I have heard a Labour candidate say Labour purposefully increased the deficit. Nice! I have had a Green who repeatedly said they were for progressive taxation admit that their plans to increase tax on petrol is indeed regressive. But best of all I had a Lib Dem say they don’t want to join the Euro and want to keep the Pound? Really?

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