HELENSBURGH and Lomond’s Holyrood election candidates – or some of them, at any rate – will have their climate change views put to the test at an online hustings next week.

The event is being held by Time for Change, an Argyll and Bute climate action group, and supported by Plastic Free Helensburgh.

Alongside Labour candidate Jackie Baillie and SNP hopeful Toni Giugliano will be Katy Gordon from the Scottish Liberal Democrats, who is number one on the party’s candidate list for the West Scotland region.

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Sarah Davies from Plastic Free Helensburgh told the Advertiser that Conservative candidate Maurice Corry had yet to respond to his invitation, though it “still stands”, and that the invitations had been sent before independent Andrew Muir announced his candidacy.

The event will be held virtually on Tuesday, April 6, from 7.30-9pm. It is being hosted online by EventBrite – to book your free ticket search eventbrite.co.uk for ‘Dumbarton Constituency Hustings Time for Change’.

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