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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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The Brecon and Radnor branch gets things underway with a hustings at the FUW Pavilion, Royal Welsh showground, Builth Wells, on Tuesday, April 5, 7pm.
It's one of several hustings to take place in the region as reports show that there are still many people across the country who are still undecided which way they will vote on Thursday.
But party members attending the first leadership hustings in Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall were told they could not ask questions about the hot topic last night.
He said: "The hustings was organised by Labour supporters and I don't attend hustings events organised by opposition party supporters.
Labour member David Keeton, who was at the hustings, said: "My initial reaction was shock, then abhorrence.
Another hustings event, for farmers in Ceredigion, is being held at the Llanina Arms Hotel, Llanarth, on May 23, 8pm.
Are the candidates in the General Election going to hold any hustings in Cardiff?
Marsden Mechanics will host the hustings on June 5 at 7.
There will also be televised hustings on the BBC, Sky, ITV and Channel 4.
One pro-May MP said after the hustings that the text, which he said was sent by one of Mr Gove's campaign team, stated: "I would be really grateful if you would treat this in strict confi-dence.
So, with this in mind, it is to some a pointless exercise to see four Labour councillors putting themselves up for public hustings this week, the second of which hosted by the Birmingham Post.
BIRMINGHAM'S would-be leaders say they are looking forward to locking horns at the Mail's hustings event tomorrow.