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General Election 2017: Angry F-word outburst against the Tories interrupts Brentford hustings

Watch candidates talk about affordable housing, Brexit and more as they went head-to-head at the pre-election debate

Candidates for Brentford and Isleworth debated on several key issues at hustings on Thursday (June 1) night.

The borough's housing crisis, Brexit, austerity and education were among the topics discussed.

MP Ruth Cadbury represents Brentford and Isleworth(Image: Tom Moore)

All three candidates, Labour candidate Ruth Cadbury , Conservative candidate Mary Macleod and Liberal Democrats candidate Joe Bourke took questions from the audience.

As with any debate there was cheering, jeering and in this case one person had to be removed from the hustings event.

Boris Johnson campaigning with Mary Macleod in Hounslow

While the cheers were for Ms Cadbury, it was Ms Macleod that got a member of the crowd hot under the collar as a heckler launched into an abusive rant hurling foul language towards the Tory party.


Joe Bourke, Liberal Democrat candidate for the Brentford and Isleworth

Watch footage from Brentford TV of the hustings event held at Brentford Free Church on Boston Manor Road.

There was no Green Party representation after Dianne Scott stepped down last month saying her party "can't win in Brentford and Isleworth this time".

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