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Wilson ready to seize hustings opportunity

Independent anti-corruption candidate Nicholas Wilson has found himself marginalised in the general election campaign so far, but is looking forward to the opportunity to get his case into the spotlight at the two hustings still to come. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 17:57 Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Bernie Sanders Bishop of Lewes chamber of commerce Church Together corruption hustings Martin Bell Nicholas Wilson Progressive Alliance
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When electioneering gets edgy

HOT’s Erica Smith investigates the police investigating general election practices.

Posted 17:42 In: Election 2017 Tags: Amber Rudd Conservative criminal damage election electoral commission Evict Amber Rudd fraud graffiti labour Peter Chowney police political Terri Lock
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Nicholas Wilson: Why you should vote for the independent anti-corruption candidate

HOT has invited all five parliamentary candidates for Hastings & Rye to send us an electoral statement saying why they should get your vote. Here is the statement from the independent anti-corruption candidate, Nicholas Wilson.

Posted 11:18 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: banking corruption East Sussex County Council education environment Financial Conduct Authority health housing HSBC nhs Nicholas Wilson transport
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Poll shock: Tory lead slashed by Labour

A survey of voting intentions in Hastings and Rye shows Labour closing the gap on the Conservatives to 4%. The poll was conducted by Coastal Action, who explain their findings.

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Candidates reject Tory proposals for the elderly

Proposed Conservative policies for the elderly have come under fire from the Labour and Liberal Democrat candidates. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 07:16 Monday, May 29, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Amber Rudd conservatives labour Liberal Democrats Nick Perry Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Theresa May triple lock winter fuel allowance
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Michael Phillips: Why you should vote Ukip

HOT has invited all five parliamentary candidates for Hastings & Rye to send us an electoral statement saying why they should get your vote. Here is the statement from the Ukip candidate, Michael Phillips.

Posted 17:39 Friday, May 26, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Amber Rudd Ayrshire Brussels defence education foreign aid labour Michael Phillips nhs SNP social welfare ukip
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Hastings honours Manchester bomb victims

A minute’s silence was held in Hastings on Tuesday as a mark of respect for the victims of Monday night’s bomb attack in Manchester. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 21:29 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Amber Rudd chamber of commerce Judy Rogers Nicholas Wilson Nick Perry Nick Terdre Roger Carr Rona Fairhead
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