Published: 13 March 2015 at 12:58
Anglia Ruskin to host “Question Time” event with General Election candidates.
Candidates standing in Cambridge in May’s General Election will be highlighting their environmental credentials when they take part in a “Question Time” panel discussion at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge on Friday, 20 March (7.30pm).
The event, run in conjunction with Cambridge Carbon Footprint and Transition Cambridge, will see Chamali Fernando (Conservative), Rupert Read (Green), Daniel Zeichner (Labour) and incumbent MP Julian Huppert (Liberal Democrat) go head to head on a range of climate change and environmental issues. Ukip candidate Patrick O’Flynn declined to participate.
The event is being chaired by Dr Aled Jones, Director of Anglia Ruskin University’s Global Sustainability Institute. Dr Jones said:
Anne Miller of Cambridge Carbon Footprint said:
Roland Beevor of Transition Cambridge added:
People are encouraged to suggest questions in advance by tweeting to @cambridgeQT15 (join the conversation using #cambqt15) or via facebook http://tinyurl.com/CambQTfb
The event, on Anglia Ruskin’s East Road campus, runs from 7.30pm until 9.30pm and is free to attend. To book your place, please visit http://tinyurl.com/CambridgeQT