Home > News > News > Hustings for Frome and East Somerset on 2nd July – meet the candidates

Hustings for Frome and East Somerset on 2nd July – meet the candidates

Frome Town Council is organising the hustings for the forthcoming UK general election, which takes place at the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Frome on Tuesday 2nd July from 7pm to 9pm. All prospective parliamentary candidates for the new constituency of Frome and East Somerset have been invited to attend, ahead of the general election on Thursday 4th July. Boundary changes in Somerset, approved by central government earlier in 2024, have increased the number of constituencies in Somerset from five to seven and Frome’s former constituency of Somerton and Frome no longer exists.

Martin Dimery (Green), Gavin Haethcote (Independent), Shaun Hughes (Independent), Robin Moss (Labour)

The hustings offers a chance to meet the prospective candidates, put your questions forward, listen to the views of others living in Frome and East Somerset, and get involved.

The seven candidates standing in Frome and East Somerset on 4th July (in alphabetical order) are: 

  • Martin Dimery – Green Party
  • Gavin Heathcote – Independent
  • Shaun Hughes (Independent)
  • Robin Moss – Labour Party
  • Anna Sabine – Liberal Democrats
  • David Swain – Reform UK
  • Lucy Trimnell– Conservative Party
Anna Sabine (Liberal Democrat), David Swain (Reform UK), Lucy Trimnell (Conservative)

Booking is essential to attend the hustings. To submit questions in advance, complete the online form at https://bit.ly/frome-hustings-questions. Questions can also be submitted by calling Frome Town Council at 01373 465757, emailing info@frometowncouncil.gov.uk or dropping into the town hall.

Book to attend the hustings on 2nd July at https://bit.ly/Hustings-24

Published
7 June 2024
Last Updated
12 June 2024
Published in