The University of Arts London is considering closing its day nursery at Elephant & Castle as a result of funding cuts.
"If you vote for me you are getting someone who is prepared to speak out," said Kate Hoey who is seeking re-election as Labour member of Parliament for Vauxhall.
Labour, Liberal Democrat and independent candidates fielded questions from voters in Bishop's ward in Lambeth and Cathedrals ward in Southwark at a public meeting at St John's Waterloo.
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