The Churches Together in Burham-on-Crouch are organising a husting event at St Mary’s Church on Friday 17th April from 19.00. The event will be an opportunity to meet with local parliamentary candidates and to hear them answer questions submitted by local residents.


The Hustings Chairman needs to have received all questions by 17.00 on Thursday 16th April. From the questions submitted, the Chairman will chose a number of questions to be asked of the candidates within the alloted time. Each candidate will be given an opportunity to make an introductory speech at the beginning of the evening and before any questions are asked. The Chairman will ensure fair play and make sure that each candidate is given thier fair share of time to answer the submitted questions.


Questions can be submitted by post to – St Mary’s Vicarage, Church Road, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8DA, or via e-mail to or via social media using twitter through @StMarysBurnham or through the St Mary’s Facebook page. Please note that the Chairman’s decision will be final over the questions to be submitted and the length of time allowed for each question.


Confirmed candidates are presently –¬†John Whittingdale (Con) Peter Edwards (Lab) Zoe O’Connell (LibDem) and Beverley Acevedo (UKIP)