Wed, 14 Apr | Zoom - Webinar

Local Community Hustings Online

Due to the suspension of mayoral candidates’ campaigning activities in respect of the death of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, we must cancel the hustings scheduled for Monday. We will reschedule for a date later this month and will advise you of this ASAP.
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Local Community Hustings Online

Time & Location

14 Apr, 16:00 – 17:40
Zoom - Webinar

About the Event

Across London, the development of buildings, spaces and entire neighbourhoods happens without the input of local communities, and often ignores the needs and wishes of people who live in them. The Mayor in particular has powers to carry out planning functions and make decisions with very little oversight. We can see clearly that the resulting development is neither addresses the challenges nor solves the problems London faces.

The Local Community Hustings is an opportunity to question Mayoral candidates on whether they value local communities being part of the planning of their neighbourhoods: how will they act to increase participation and create the kind of inclusive development London desperately needs?

Canndidates rom Labour, Conservative, Green, Liberal Democrat, Women’s Equality Party have been invited.

Format of the event:

Candidates make short opening statements

Seven community groups from across London briefly present the challenges they face, which though experienced locally are typical across the city. (Groups and issues to be confirmed)

The candidates respond.

Further questions, gathered in advance or taken from live chat from the audience.

The moderator is Ross Lydall, City Hall editor of The Evening Standard.

How to see the Hustings or take part:

Register and sign into the zoom event

Watch live on ZOOM 

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ADD A TICKET TO YOUR BASKET TO JOIN

If you are a community group please sign up with Listen to Locals as we aim to gather the names of every group in London that is working to protect their local area.

The “umbrella" groups organising this hustings are Listen to Locals, Just Space and Collective Community Action.

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