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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 husting has been organised by Huddersfield Churches Together and Huddersfield Interfaith Council.
Candidates in Riverside, which Labour's Louise Ellman won in 2010, will face sixth formers at Belvedere Academy this afternoon before attending a public hustings at the University of Liverpool's Redmonds Building, on Brownlow Hill, from 5pm.
The hustings will commence at 7pm and conclude no later than 8.
So far the Green Party and UKIP have accepted the invitation to the Hustings, but no Conservative, Liberal Democrat or New Labour candidate has yet responded.
Mrs Randerson who launched her campaign for the leadership in Wrexham said she was happy to be back for the third of the official party hustings before the result of the postal ballot on December 8.
She did not, as reported yesterday, receive a call about work from Mrs Hustings.
I will be attending future hustings events and I'm still part of the race.
echolive Also taking part were Lib Dem candidate Peter Reisdorf and Independent David James, and more than 100 people crammed into the church hall for the hustings.
The charity Churches Together is now calling on churchgoers to challenge the region's would-be MPs during hustings it will organise in the run-up to the General Election to coincide with its Vision 2020 of the Good Society report.
Hustings meetings took place in Aberconwy from 1130am until 1pm, in Alyn & Deeside from 4pm until 5.
IN SPOTLIGHT: Labour leadership candidates (from left) David Miliband, Ed Miliband and Diane Abbott at hustings during the GMB's annual conference at the Southport Theatre
CANDIDATES fighting to represent Perry Barr at Westminster will face voters at a community hustings event next week.