The Europe Question: perspectives from the UK debate series - ECFR and LSE European Institute in partnership with the EU Commission Representation in the UK
Date: Wednesday 30 April 2014
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Sir Menzies Campbell MP, Professor Maurice Fraser, Dr Sara Hagemann, Mark Leonard, Stuart Wheeler
Chair: John Peet
At the end of May, approximately 390 million Europeans will be invited to go to the polls. They will do so at a time when the EU is going through the worst crisis in its history and its image is at a historic low. Analysts are predicting a surge of forces for strongly Eurosceptic parties. What are the short and long term implications for the EU and Britain’s place within it?
Sir Menzies Campbell is Member of Parliament for North East Fife and former leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Professor Maurice Fraser is Professor of Practice in European Politics and head of the LSE European Institute.
Dr Sara Hagemann is assistant professor at the LSE European Institute and Co-Founder of VoteWatch Europe, an online initiative that monitors EU decision-makers’ voting records.
Mark Leonard is co-founder and director of ECFR.
Stuart Wheeler is treasurer, UKIP.
For further information please visit European Parliamentary Elections: what is at stake?
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