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hustings

1. Brit (before 1872) the platform on which candidates were nominated for Parliament and from which they addressed the electors
2. the proceedings at a parliamentary election
3. political campaigning
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But Labour said later: "This is standard procedure for any internal selection hustings in the Labour Party.
James Wharton could not attend this week's hustings SIMON GREENER
Labour member David Keeton, who was at the hustings, said: "My initial reaction was shock, then abhorrence.
The two-hour hustings event was moderated by Sky News' Sophy Ridge and is one of a series planned across the UK during the contest.
There will also be televised hustings on the BBC, Sky, ITV and Channel 4.
The open hustings takes place just days before the key vote and will give an opportunity to ask how the leadership hopefuls would approach issues like children's services, education and looming fears of Government intervention.
Liverpool-born Andy Burnham gave a strong performance in the hustings at Parr Hall but saw continued support for emerging front-runner and left wing candidate Jeremy Corbyn.
North East Labour MEP Jude Kirton-Darling was one of the people to be won over by her performance and declared she would support her after the hustings.
She added: "We need robust, tough, televised hustings which involve the public and which cannot just be held in our Labour heartlands.
EeAo Mental Health Election Hustings Events in Hammersmith, Westminster, and Kensington & Chelsea.
As crucial party hustings are due to get under way, Mr Thomas said: "Elin has succeeded in gaining considerable support.