Video: Calls for free car parking by candidates at Grantham hustings

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Free car parking in Grantham was one of the priorities of some parliamentary candidates when they appeared at a hustings at St Wulfram’s Church on Sunday night.

Each of the candidates, standing for the Grantham and Stamford seat, spoke for three minutes before answering questions submitted from members of the public on a range of issues, including healthcare, immigration, and what they would do to improve Grantham town centre.

The panel with chair Father Stuart Cradduck

The panel with chair Father Stuart Cradduck

When they were asked how would they would improve Grantham, free car parking was high on the agenda of some candidates. Watch this video to hear their answers.

Attending the hustings was current Conservative MP Nick Boles, Barrie Fairbairn of Labour, Harrish Bisnauthsing for the Liberal Democrats, the Green Party’s Aidan Campbell, Marietta King for UKIP, and Lincolnshire Independents’ candidate Jan Hansen. Independent candidate Ian Selby was not present due to a prior mayoral engagement.

Chairing the hustings was rector of St Wulfram’s, Father Stuart Cradduck.