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Opus in Conversation: Mayoral Debate
Tue 21 March 2017, 17:30 – 20:30 GMT
Opus restaurant in the Colmore business district has gathered four out of five of the candidates for West Midlands metro mayor to join in a panel debate to discuss the post and its influence on the region in March.
Opus has teamed up with Birmingham Press Club to present the first conversation of 2017 event in its new series of ‘Opus in Conversation’ which will be held throughout the year. Previous events have included a pre-Brexit debate with leading campaigners and an environmentally-focussed discussion on the future of bees.
The event will be compèred by Marc Reeves, Editor, Birmingham Mail and West Midlands editor-in-chief, Trinity Mirror Regionals.
The metro mayor will be elected in May to represent Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, and Wolverhampton.
Candidates already confirmed include Andy Street (Conservative candidate), Beverley Nielsen (Liberal Democrat candidate), James Burn (Green Party candidate) and Pete Durnell (UKIP)