Eastleigh Central Borough Councillor Hustings, May 2022

A hustings for the position of Eastleigh Central Borough Councillor was held on April 17, 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?
  • What’s your favourite place in the Borough?
  • Why are you standing in this election?
  • How long have you lived in Eastleigh, and what are your views on local councillors not living in the area they represent?
  • If money, resources and planning were no object what one thing would you build or create for the people of Eastleigh?
  • How do you think you could help the housing without building more? Is there anything the current council are missing as it seems we are building more and yet still not enough, why is that?
  • If your constituents were overwhelmingly opposed to something the council or your party proposed, would you: A. Try to convince them it was a good idea. B. Support them. C. Something else, explain.
  • My son has had 4 sets of antibiotics for a tooth that needs to be extracted but he can’t get an appointment in a local dentist until Feb 2023. How are you going to tackle the dentist crisis long waiting lists and lack of trained dentists?
  • The play areas in central Eastleigh are very neglected. There is often broken glass and other hazardous rubbish found in the mornings. What will you do to ensure they are safe, fun and fit for purpose?
  • As there is a climate emergency, where should we build more houses? What mix of social/affordable/open market would you propose?
  • If you don’t get elected, what’s the biggest thing residents will miss out on?
  • One last call - anything you’d like to say?

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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