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Greater Manchester Business Hustings

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Lecture Theatre G.36, Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School

All Saints Campus

Oxford Road

Manchester

M15 6BH

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Greater Manchester Business Hustings

Thursday 30th March from 6.15pm

The inaugural Greater Manchester mayoral election will be held on 4th May 2017 to elect the Mayor of Greater Manchester. The voting system for the election is currently unknown whether first-past-the-post or a supplementary vote, like in London. Manchester Metropolitan University, in partnership with Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, The Federation of Small Businesses and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales are hosting an easy-to-understand hustings event, designed to give you key campaign points from each candidate with opportunities for questions and debate.

Agenda:

/ 6.00pm – 6.30pm – Arrival and Refreshments, vote on the mayoral candidate

/ 6.30pm – 6.35pm – Welcome and Introduction from Professor Malcolm Press, Vice Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University

/ 6.35pm – 6.40pm – Lily Newman, Manchester Metropolitan University, Introduction and explanation of event agenda

/ 6.40pm – 7.00pm – Candidate address and presentations from each party, compered by Lily Newman:


  • Conservative – Sean Anstee

  • English Democrat – Stephen Morris

  • Green PartyWill Patterson

  • Labour – Andy Burnham

  • Liberal Democrat – Jane Brophy

  • UKIP – Shneur Odze


/ 7.00pm – 8.25pm – Questions and answers from the floor, opening with questions from event partners, as representatives of their membership organisations (FSB, GMCC and ICAEW)

/ 8.25pm – 8.30pm – Event close, final vote and continued discussion and networking over refreshments in the Business School atrium


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All Saints Campus

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