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Should Britain Join the Euro?

Monday 28 April, 6pm
Old Theatre, Old Building

A public debate between two advocates of British entry into the Euro (Richard Layard, LSE, and Adair Turner, Merrill Lynch Holdings Ltd) and two opponents (Roger Bootle, Capital Economics, and Patrick Minford, Cardiff University) will be held on Monday 28 April at LSE.

The debate will be followed by a question and answer session from the floor.

  • Roger Bootle is managing director of Capital Economics, an economic adviser to Deloitte & Touche and a specialist adviser to the House of Commons' Treasury Committee
  • Richard Layard is co-director of the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE and chairman of the Economic Council of Britain in Europe
  • Patrick Minford is a professor of economics at Cardiff University. He was one of HM Treasury's Panel of Forecasters from 1993 to 1996
  • Adair Turner is senior adviser and vice-chairman of Merrill Lynch Holdings Ltd, a director of United Business Media plc and chair of the Low Pay Commission. He is also a visiting professor at LSE

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. 


To reserve a press ticket for this event, contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk|

31 March 2003