Election debate in Rochester
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Rochester and Strood by-election TV debate

Candidates in the Rochester and Strood by-election clashed over immigration, the NHS and credibility during an election debate for BBC South East.

The five main candidates took part in a 40-minute debate at Rochester's Corn Exchange in front of an audience of 150 voters.

UKIP candidate Mark Reckless, Clive Gregory, representing the Green Party, the Conservative candidate Kelly Tolhurst, Labour's Naushabah Khan and Geoff Juby for the Liberal Democrats all traded verbal blows on a number of issues.

The Battle for Rochester and Strood: A BBC South East Special was broadcast on Monday 10 November at 22:35 GMT on BBC1 and BBC Radio Kent, and at 23:30 GMT on the BBC News Channel.

You can get a full list of the candidates here.

  • 10 Nov 2014
  • From the section Kent
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