The EU Referendum: What does it mean for Sheffield?

The Crick Centre is hosting a discussion on what the upcoming EU referendum means for Sheffield.

The United Kingdom faces a momentous decision, whether to leave or to remain in the European Union. As voters will soon be asked to settle the issue in a referendum, there is a need for more information and impartial analysis. At this event we will debate the main questions with the help of academic specialists, representatives from the voluntary and business sectors. Members of the audience will be given the chance to pose questions to the panel and discuss the effects for Sheffield and the region.

Picture of the European CommissionThe event is a public debate with a panel including Chair Dr Matthew Wood, Crick Centre, University of Sheffield, Susan White, CEO of Voluntary Action Sheffield and member of the European Strategic investment Fund Board, Gary Bell Volunteer Advocate at ASSIST, Julie Kenny, Chair and CEO of Pyronix (Rotherham) and member of the Local Economic Partnership, Professor Simon Bulmer, University of Sheffield and Professor Michael Keating University of Aberdeen.

All are welcome to the event, which is public and free of charge. Booking is required, and you can do so here. Refreshments are available from 5.30pm.

Organised in partnership with the University of Sheffield, Economic and Social Research Council’s The UK in a Changing Europe, the Centre on Constitutional Change and the Sir Bernard Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics.

Key Information

When: Wednesday, 20 April 2016 from 18:00 to 20:00
Where: St Mary’s Church – Bramall Lane Sheffield S2 4QZ GB

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