Tadcaster students to host election hustings

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Tadcaster Grammar pupils are to get their chance to quiz General Election candidates.

Students in year 12 and 13 will hear each local candidate speak for up to three minutes during the hustings on Wednesday April 22 at the school.

Afterwards the pupils will stage a Question Time style session.

A mock ballot will be staged which will be announced to students and candidates later in the day.

Six candidates confirmed as attending are: Nigel Adams - Conservative, Selby & Ainsty; James Blanchard, Liberal Democrat, York Outer; Dr Mark Hayes, Labour, Selby & Ainsty; Colin Heath, UKIP, Selby & Ainsty; Ian Richards, Green, Selby & Ainsty; Ian Wilson, Trade Union and Socialist Alliance, Selby & Ainsty.