San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Due to the snap election to be held on June 8 2017 this event has now changed and will instead be a canterbury constituency parliamentary candidates hustings based on the topic of Brexit. The venue will be changing and the date and time are not yet confirmed.
Please feel free to sign up and we will notify you of the new details once confirmed.
With the British people having voted to leave Europe and the Article 50 letter submitted to the European Council, what now lies ahead for the United Kingdom? What opportunities will there be for us to grow our economy and raise our global reputation? And having taken this big step, what are the pitfalls?
Join local MP Sir Julian Brazier TD and President of the East Kent European Movement Sir Geoffrey Nice QC for a timely and lively debate looking at the challenges ahead, in which they will offer their insights into what the future may hold.
The debate will be followed by a half hour questions and answers session.
This event is free although entry on the night is by ticket only. Please print and bring along your ticket on the evening.
Tea and coffee will be made available on the night.
Photographs of the event will be taken on the night.
About the speakers
Sir Julian Brazier TD
Sir Julian Brazier TD was educated at Wellington College and won a scholarship in Mathematics to Oxford University. He served as an officer in the Territorial Army for thirteen years, six of them in Airborne forces. He has been the Member of Parliament for Canterbury since 1987 and during these years he has fulfilled a number of roles including Opposition Whip, Shadow Minister for Work and Pensions, Shadow Minister for Home Affairs, Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Shadow Minister for Transport, and more recently the Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Reserve and Cadet Forces in the Ministry of Defence.
Sir Geoffrey Nice QC
Sir Geoffrey Nice QC has practised as a barrister since 1971. He worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia – the ICTY – between 1998 and 2006 and led the prosecution of Slobodan Milošević, former President of Serbia. Much of his work since has been connected to cases before the permanent International Criminal Court – Sudan, Kenya, Libya – or pro bono for victims groups – Iran, Burma, North Korea – whose cases cannot get to any international court. He works for several related NGOs and lectures and commentates in the media on international war crimes issues. He has been a part-time judge since 1984 sitting at the Old Bailey and has sat as judge in other jurisdictions, tribunals and inquiries.
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East Kent European Movement
Promoting positive Engagement with the EU and UK's continued membership