THE UK Independence Party (UKIP) will hold an open meeting in Southampton on Monday.

Local candidates for the city council elections, and two of the party’s MEP candidates will all be there to answer questions and speak to members of the public.

The event at the Highfield House Hotel in Highfield Lane, Portswood, will start at 7pm.

Some of the party’s candidate for the city council elections on May 22, and potential MEPs Hampshire County Councillor Ray Finch, and Diane James, who stood in last year’s Eastleigh by-election, will be at the event.

For more information contact Southampton Test party chairman Pearline Hingston on 023 8077 2660.