Disability Hustings event

On Tuesday 30 May, candidates representing three of the main political parties answered questions from an audience of people with disabilities from across the UK.

The Disability Hustings events for the 2017 General Election was attended by more than 160 people with disabilities, who had the chance to put their questions to the candidates ahead of the General Election on 8 June.

Watch the disability hustings event online

This event has now passed, but you can watch the recording of the entire hustings event here. 

You can also follow the debate that took place by using the hashtag #disabilityhustings.

The candidates who took part in the hustings event were:

  • Penny Mordaunt – Conservative MP for Portsmouth North since 2010 and Minister of State for Disabled People, Work and Health
  • Kate Green – Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston since 2010 and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities
  • Baroness Brinton – President of the Liberal Democrats

The hustings was chaired by David Brindle, Public Services editor at the Guardian. 

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