From left, candidates Michael de Whalley, Jo Rust and Rob Colwell, who were quizzed by students at the College of West Anglia in King’s Lynn. Picture: Paul Tibbs

Students have grilled some of the parliamentary candidates for North West Norfolk.

A hustings was held at the College of West Anglia on Tuesday where more than 100 students and staff attended.

Green Party candidate Michael de Whalley, Labour candidate Jo Rust and Liberal Democrat candidate Rob Colwell each delivered an opening speech stating their key policies and positions.

They answered questions on topics including the NHS, Brexit, student loan fees, infrastructure, quality of education and policing.

Student ambassador, Ruby Platt,  who is studying A-levels, chaired the event.

“We thought it would be a really good thing to offer because it is so important,” she said.

After the event, student Cameron Boughen said: “We felt as though the hustings supplied enough information for us to understand the basic steps of each party.”

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