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This House Believes We Should Leave the European Union (the Forum)

27 April 2016, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

On 23 June, voters in the UK will make a decision regarding their willingness to share or pool some of the UK’s sovereignty with the twenty-seven other member states of the European Union. This special event, held as part of the Forum’s 20th anniversary, will consider a motion to change the status quo. We will have two teams of speakers, one speaking for the proposition (Gerard Lyons and Ben Cobley), the other against (Hugo Dixon and Katrin Flikschuh).

Speakers for the motion
Ben Cobley, Writer and Political Blogger
Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Advisor to the Mayor of London

Speakers against the motion
Hugo Dixon, Columnist and Author of The In/Out Question; Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of InFacts
Katrin Flikschuh, Professor of Political Theory, LSE

Danielle Sands, Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Culture at Royal Holloway and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow




Sheikh Zayed Theatre
New Academic Building, London School of Economics
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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