Election Questions

Petersfield’s Shine Radio, the Petersfield Post and St. Peter’s Church are joining forces to stage an Election Questions event for our town.

This is your opportunity to question candidates standing for election in the new East Hampshire constituency.

The event takes place on Tuesday 11 June from 7pm at St Peter’s Church and will be broadcast on Shine Radio.

The Reverend Canon Will Hughes is in the chair and Shine Radio’s Claire Vennis will be nestled among the pews to help amplify your questions.

The following candidates have confirmed their attendance:

  • Damian Hinds – Conservative Party
  • Lucy Sims – Labour Party
  • Dominic Martin – Liberal Democrats
  • Richard Knight – Green Party
  • Jim Makin – Hampshire Independents
  • Matthew Kellerman – Reform UK
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Find out more about the election

The Shine Radio team has compiled a guide to key facts about the general election as it affects us in Petersfield.

There are changes to boundaries, new names standing and other bits of background you might like to know before you attend the event.

You can see our guide right here.

Ask your question

We will attempt to include as many questions as we can. We may combine similar questions from listeners and we may invite you to ask your question in person to the panel members.

Please phrase your question so it can be answered meaningfully by candidates from across the parties.