Vote Brixton: The public debate

Candidates from across the political spectrum fought for your vote at the Brixton Blog’s ‘Quiz your candidate’ event last night.

Candidates' question time 2014
Brixton Blog editor Tim Dickens takes questions from the floor at the Candidates’ Question Time event

The would-be councillors – including representatives from the main political parties as well as socialist candidates, UKIP and the Pirate Party – were grilled on issues including housing, schools, clean streets and immigration.

It comes ahead of local elections that are taking place across London and in other parts of the country on 22 May. All 63 seats on Lambeth Council are up for grabs.

We’ll publish a full write-up soon, but in the meantime here are some of the evening’s Twitter highlights.