- This event has passed.
February 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hosted by Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution, the first Highgate Debate of 2016 addresses a topic at the centre of current political discussion, in this country and beyond. Economists Vicky Pryce and Ewen Stewart argue opposing views on Austerity as a valid response to the financial situation. Seconders are drawn from local school 6th forms. The pupils benefit from the experience of exposure to a public forum and working alongside high-profile experts in their field; we all gain from their fresh perspective. Members of the audience are then invited to make contributions from the floor. The Debate is free and open to the general public, as well as HLSI members.
THE MOTION ‘This house believes that…AUSTERITY IS NOT THE ANSWER’
WHEN Thursday 4 February 2016, 8.00pm, doors open at 7.30pm
WHERE Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution, 11 South Grove, London N6 6BS
HOW Free and open to all, but to be sure of a place please book.
Reservations may be made in person, by phone or by email:
tel: 020 8340 3343; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposing the motion: VICKY PRYCE
Economist and writer, Vicky Pryce is the former Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service. She is currently on the advisory board of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, focusing on global policy and investment. She is the author of Prisonomics and Greekonomics.
Opposing the motion: EWEN STEWART
Ewen Stewart is the Director of Walbrook Economics, an independent consultancy he founded in 2012 that specialises in applying macroeconomic and political research to the investment and corporate sphere, incorporating an understanding of political risk. He is the author of Much Cost Little Benefit.
Remember Highgate Debates are free and open to all. Doors open at 7.30pm and debates begin at 8pm in the Victoria Hall.
- February 4, 2016
- 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm