De­bate to be held over the fu­ture of Bri­tain in the EU

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS -

The Bea­cons­field Brexit De­bate, which is be­ing or­gan­ised by Churches To­gether in Bea­cons­field, is set to take place on Thurs­day May 5.

With the de­bate set to rage over the com­ing months un­til the big vote on June 23, the event is be­ing held to help peo­ple reach their own ver­dict and will fea­ture a host of speak­ers.

Peo­ple will be able to hear both sides of the ar­gu­ment over whether or not Bri­tain should re­main in the EU, with rep­re­sen­ta­tives of both sides of the ar­gu­ment set to speak.

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high pro­file speak­ers have been lined up for the event, in­clud­ing Bea­cons­field MP Do­minic Grieve, Lib­eral Demo­crat Peter Chap­man, Ian Brown from Busi­ness for Bri­tain and UKIP’s Tim Scott.

The event has been de­signed to help peo­ple get the facts of the pros and cons of EU membership, and to make their own de­ci­sions about how to vote.

Peo­ple are be­ing en­cour­aged to sign up to at­tend and spa­ces are al­ready be­ing filled.

A tweet from the or­gan­iser said: “It’s so hard to tell what facts are real and what’s ru­mour. Come to the de­bate to help you de­cide.

“We an­tic­i­pate this event will be very pop­u­lar so we re­quire those wish­ing to at­tend to regis­ter by sub­mit­ting their email ad­dress so we can avoid dis­ap­point­ment and meet fire reg­u­la­tions.”

Peo­ple will also be able to sub­mit ques­tions in ad­vance which the speak­ers will at­tempt to an­swer on the night. The de­bate will take place at the Bea­cons­field School, in Wat­tle­ton Road, at 8pm on Thurs­day May 5.

To find out more, or to regis­ter to at­tend or to ask a ques­tion in ad­vance of the de­bate, go to www. bea­cons­field­brex­it­de­bate. word­press.com.

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