Election 2017: Recorder hustings with Dagenham and Rainham candidates

PUBLISHED: 12:00 04 June 2017

The General Election takes place on June 8

The General Election takes place on June 8

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If you missed the Recorder’s hustings with this year’s candidates for the Hornchurch and Upminster constituency then look no further.

Watch as BNP Paul Sturdy, Ukip’s Peter Harris, Lib Dem Jonathan Fryer, Green Party’s Denis Breading and Labour’s Jon Cruddas discuss their views on issues including black cabs, education and housing.

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