2015 General Election Hustings event at Aberystwyth

A 2015 General Election Hustings event will host the six Ceredigion candidates on Thursday 16th April at Aberystwyth University.
Organised by the Institute of Welsh Politics and the Institute of Welsh Affairs, the event will be held in the Main Hall in the Department of International Politics on the Penglais Campus at 6.30pm.
The evening will be chaired by Sara Gibson, BBC Cymru Wales, and will provide an opportunity to hear the candidates debate policies and answer questions from the audience.
The 6 Ceredigion candidates who will be taking part in the hustings event are: Henrietta Hensher (Conservatives), Gethin James (UKIP), Mike Parker (Plaid Cymru), Huw Thomas (Labour), Daniel Thompson (Green Party), and Mark Williams (Liberal Democrats).
Dr Anwen Elias, Director of the Institute of Welsh Politics said: “The Institute of Welsh Politics looks forward to working with the Ceredigion branch of the Institute of Welsh Affairs to host this event which will provide students, staff and members of the public with an opportunity to contribute to the debate and put questions directly to the candidates involved.”

The Institute of Welsh Politics
The Institute of Welsh Politics is an independent and non-partisan research centre established within the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University in 1997, the oldest department of its kind in the world. It was established to promote the academic study and analysis of all aspects of Welsh politics and the IWP is now internationally recognised as an important research centre on political regionalism and sub-state nationalism.

Aberystwyth University www.aber.ac.uk
Established in 1872, Aberystwyth is a leading teaching and research university and was awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2009. It is 35th in the UK for ‘Research Quality’ (Sunday Times University Guide 2015) and won the award for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology at the Times Higher Education Awards 2013. The University is a community of 12,000 students and 2,300 staff and is about creating opportunities, research with excellence that makes an impact, teaching that inspires, engaging the world, working in partnership and investing in our future. Registered charity No 1145141.


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