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Suffolk Chamber General Election hustings update: names of attending candidates released

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has confirmed the list of candidates who have confirmed their attendance at the business organisation’s four General Election hustings.The online meetings are aimed at bringing the Chamber’s members and Parliamentary candidates together to discuss the key issues impacting on future sustainable business growth in the county.

The leading business organisation had already announced three hustings in Lowestoft (24th June), Waveney Valley (19th June) and West Suffolk (18th June). Its 12th June hustings in Ipswich, in association with the University of Suffolk, Suffolk New College and Ipswich Central, had to be postponed as the Chamber had not received confirmation of availability from all candidates. This has now been rescheduled to 25th June.

All meetings will take place between 5pm and 6.30pm.

Candidates (in alphabetical order) who have confirmed their attendance at the respective hustings are as follows:

West Suffolk: Henry Batchelor (Liberal Democrat), Rebecca Denness (Labour), Mark Eriera-Guyer (Green), Ivan Kinsman (Social Democrat), Luke O’Brien (Independent), Katie Parker (Independent), Nick Timothy (Conservative)

Waveney Valley:  Scott Huggins (Reform), Gurpreet Padda (Labour), Adrian Ramsey (Green), Richard Rout (Conservative), Maya Severyn (Social Democrat), John Shreeve (Liberal Democrat)

Lowestoft: Peter Aldous (Conservative), Jess Asato (Labour), Toby Hammond (Green), Adam Robertson (Liberal Democrat)

Ipswich: Jack Abbott (Labour), Terence Charles (Heritage), Adria Pittock (Green), James Sandbach (Liberal Democrat).

Suffolk Chamber members can reserve their places by going to:

Suffolk Chamber is surveying all Parliamentary candidates to find out the extent to which they are in agreement with this 15-point programme. The research results will be shared with its members initially and then the whole of the county’s business community to help them make informed electoral decisions.

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Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is committed to advocating for the needs and interests of the Suffolk business community. We understand the challenges that local businesses have faced, particularly since the start of the pandemic, and the importance of clarity and support from their Parliamentary representatives.

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