Voters in Lowestoft will have the chance to quiz candidates who will be standing in the forthcoming general election at an event next week.

A hustings is being held next Friday June 28, at the North Lowestoft United Reformed Church in central.

While all candidates have been invited to the event, organised by the Lowestoft Hospital Contact Group, with four parties now due to attend.

A spokesman for the event organisers said: "The Lowestoft Hospital Contact Group have arranged for a public hustings.

"It will start at 7pm with doors open from 6pm."

With a collection taking place to cover the venue costs, any extra donations will go to the Friends of Lowestoft Hospital - which are part of the group.

The spokesman added: "Although it will be a full public meeting on all subjects of local and national concern, it will also have a special focus on the NHS and social care system."

Public questions will be deposited in a box in the vestry foyer or from the floor of the audience at the discretion of the chairman Christopher Brooks.

"At the present time candidates from the three main parties have agreed to attend at the time of this notice," the spokesman added.

Standing in the election are the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Lowestoft, Peter Aldous, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Lowestoft, Jess Asato, Adam Robertson is the Liberal Democrat candidate for Lowestoft, June Mummery is contesting the Lowestoft seat for Reform UK and Toby Hammond is contesting the Lowestoft seat for the Green Party.