Eastleigh Central Borough Councillor Hustings, Feb 2022

A hustings for the position of Eastleigh Central Borough Councillor was held on Feb. 4, 2022.

We asked candidates 5 questions and here they had the opportunity to answer you.

Eastleigh Central Borough Councillor likely Election Candidates

We invited all candidates to participate and answer your questions, and this is how they responded.

Video Questions

  • Hello, Who are you?
  • Why are you standing in this Election?
  • Why should I get out and vote, aren’t you all the same anyway?
  • If you were elected, what would be the first three things to address on behalf of Eastleigh residents?
  • How would you look to bring people back to the town centre?
  • What local community arts projects or events would you continue or develop?
  • Have you ever been a member of a different political party?
  • Icebreaker: What’s your favourite biscuit?
  • When did you last attend a meeting of the Eastleigh Local Area Committee, and what issues did you raise?
  • Who don’t you think will participate in this speed-hustings, and why?
  • 2020/2021 crime figures for the ward indicate that violent and sexual crime has increased by 10%. Other than the initiatives already in place, what would your proposal be to work with stakeholders to assist in reducing the exponential rise in violent and
  • Have you or your party published a local manifesto with your plan for Eastleigh, and if not, why not?
  • One last call - anything you’d like to say?
  • How long have you lived in Eastleigh?

Closing Statements from Candidates

Following publication of the video we permit participating candidates the opportunity to write a closing statement after considering what other candidates have said.

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