Spotlight: Croydon Central Hustings 2019
Candidates will respond to some pre-prepared questions on key issues facing the town which will be asked by MyLondon journalists, and audience members will also have a chance to ask questions from the floor.
The event will also be live streamed on our South London Facebook page and you will have the chance to ask questions of candidates through this format too.
The candidates lined up to attend so far are:
- Mario Creatura - Conservative
- Sarah Jones - Labour
- Peter Sonnex - Brexit Party
- Simon Sprague - Liberal Democrats
- Esther Sutton - The Green Party
Matthew Sims, Chief Executive, Croydon BID said: "Representing the business community, we want to offer those from across our community the opportunity to have a voice and to debate the issues of the moment whatever they may be. We wish to welcome those from across Croydon Central who, like us, have an interest in the future prosperity of our centre, to attend what we believe will be a valuable and insightful event.”
MyLondon.news Content Editor, Martin Elvery, said: "We are absolutely delighted to be working with Croydon BID to offer you the chance to question your election candidates for the December 12 election. MyLondon works with the BBC Local Democracy Reporting Service to hold local authorities and politicians to account and to help ensure they are representing your best interests. This will be a perfect opportunity to help ensure your next MP stands for what you believe in."
Croydon BID represents the interests of around 570 organisations, including well-known brands and businesses in the retail, office, leisure, hospitality and public sectors. It aims to give Croydon a competitive edge in business and make the town more welcoming to all those who use it.
Croydon Advertiser is a long-established newspaper covering Croydon and surrounding areas. It is run by Reach Plc and is now part of the MyLondon.news website. It aims to bring you the very best in breaking news, features and community stories from your area.