European Referendum Public Debate

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Event date: Friday, 11 March 2016 at 6.30 PM

With the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union drawing closer, the University of Derby has teamed up with Universities UK to organise a public debate with leading politicians and business leaders from the region.

Come along to pitch your questions to the panel and hear the arguments for and against Britain’s ongoing membership of the EU.

Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start

Venue: QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS


Watch online

The debate will be available to watch live online. Click here to open up the live stream (starts at 6.50pm on Friday 11 March 2016).

The panel

  • Professor Kathryn Mitchell, University of Derby (Chair)
  • Nigel Baxter, Business for Britain
  • Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP
  • Roger Helmer MEP
  • Rt Hon Dame Margaret Beckett MP

Read panel biographies