A free public consultation on whether Britain should stay in or leave the European Union (EU) will be staged in Bradford next week.
As build up to the referendum continues to gain momentum, the cross-party information event has been organised by Conservative MEP, Amjad Bashir, to give the public a clearer understanding of possible pros and cons of a ‘Brexit’.
The event will be hosted at the Carlisle Business Centre on Saturday 9th April and will run from noon.
Guest speakers confirmed so far include: Conservative MEP for the South East of England, Dan Hannan, General Secretary of Labour Leave, Brendan Chilton, and Conservative MP for Morley and Outwood, Andrea Jenkyns.
Mr Bashir is backing the ‘Out’ bid, yet says he welcomes a ‘lively debate’ in Bradford for people to make up their own minds.
He said: “The question our country faces on 23rd June, whether the UK should remain or Leave the EU, is certainly the biggest question our country has had to face throughout my lifetime.
“As a result, I’m working hard across the region to encourage as many people as possible to get involved, and join the campaign.
“By hosting this public meeting, I believe it gives the people of Bradford a fantastic opportunity to ask their burning questions about how the EU affects their everyday life - from jobs, to its cost, to how its bureaucracy operates; I'm looking forward to what is set to be a lively debate.”
Last entry for the event will be at 12pm and a buffet lunch will be provided.
Those interested in attending should email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure a place.