Sutton Coldfield Hustings

On Tuesday we were priviliged and delighted to put on the Sutton Coldfield Debates - the parlimentary hustings for Sutton Coldfield. We'd organised this is in a little over three weeks which brought its own challenges but was also quite exciting. We arrived at the...

Hustings in Hodge Hill

On Monday night I attended my first Hustings! The meeting was hosted in a classroom at Colebourne Primary School, Hodge Hill. It was a cosy but lively affair with around forty people in attendance, including all six candidates standing in the constituency. In the...

Election Debating in Selly Oak

Last Wednesday I made a decision to spend my evening (or a good part of it) at the Selly Oak Parliamentary Election Hustings. As someone who sometimes has a rather ambivalent view of the parliamentary system, this might have seemed a strange decision, and it probably...