A GENERAL Election hustings, organised by the Island's 48% Group and focused solely on Brexit, will take place next week.

The event will be held at the Riverside Centre, Newport, on Wednesday, from 7pm to 9pm.

A group spokesperson said: "We want to give the public a chance to ask questions all about Brexit, the European Project and European Union."

Organisers said Green candidate Vix Lowthion and independent Carl Feeney had confirmed their attendance.

Free tickets are available at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/isle-of-wight-europe-hustings-tickets-81516230239

Ticket details for the hustings hosted by the County Press and IW Radio will be released next week.

All candidates have been invited to attend the event, which will be held at Cowes Enterprise College on Thursday, December 5.