Address - Rick Edwards

 Rick Edwards is a television presenter and journalist, and has presented multiple channels including Channel 4, E4 and T4. His focus will be on youth political engagement, but with plenty of scope for questions.


He is best known for presenting shows including Made in Chelsea, Tool Academy, Freshly Squeezed, E4 Music and That Paralympic Show, covering much of the 2012 Paralympics. When he graduated he briefly did some modelling.

 

Doors open at 8pm in the Chamber for an 8.30pm start.

 

Debate - This House Welcomes the Fall of Capitalism

 Proposition:

  • Daniel Taylor - Member of the Revolutionary Communist Group in the North East section
  • Solomon Akhtar - Technology entrepreneur and reality television personality, appeared in the 10th season of The Apprentice and established Instabear

Opposition:

  • Madsen Pirie - President of the Adam Smith Institute, World-renowned economic thinker, researcher, author and educator, served on John Major's advisory panel
  • Ted Salmon - NE FSB Director, Vice Chair of the NE Rural Growth Network Steering Group, member of NE in a Global Europe and NEPO

 

Doors open at 8pm for an 8.30pm start.