Parliamentary candidates in Hyndburn are set to lock horns in a series of election debates - but there will be no hustings within the borough boundaries for the general public.
Conservative candidate Kevin Horkin, the Green Party’s Kerry Gormley, Labour’s Graham Jones, Liberal Democrat Alison Firth and UK Independence Party candidate Janet Brown will be taking part in four hustings events for the Hyndburn and Haslingden seat in the build up to the May 7 general election.
The first event will be held at St James’ Church on Friday, April 24 where candidates will each have 45 minutes to answer a series of religious questions.
The second hustings are set to take place at Accrington and Rossendale College on Tuesday, April 28 where the prospective parliamentary candidates will be grilled by students.
The third event is also set to take place on Tuesday, April 28 and will be held at Haslingden Library from 6pm to 7.30pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend this event.
The final hustings event will take place on Wednesday, April 29 at St Christopher’s High School.
The parliamentary and borough council elections will be held on May 7 with the results expected by the afternoon of Friday, May 8.