Question Time-style panel to discuss Brexit's impact on Northamptonshire

The University of Northampton is hosting the debate.
The University of Northampton is hosting the debate.

A public forum will discuss the effect of Brexit on the future of jobs in Northamptonshire.

Entitled 'Brexit: Jobs and Prosperity - The Voice of Northants,' the event will invite the audience to share their issues and concerns surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union with a panel of experts.

the event will discuss the effect of Brexit on the Northamptonshire economy.

the event will discuss the effect of Brexit on the Northamptonshire economy.

Hosted by the University of Northampton and Northamptonshire County Council, it will offer residents the chance to explore ways to drive jobs and economic growth in the county post-Brexit.

The evening will include a Question Time-style session with a panel made of SEMLEP chief executive Stephen Catchpole, policy executive at Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce Simon Dishman, county councillor Heather Smith and Professor Janet Wilson, a director of research at the University.

Representatives from the business community and trade unions will also be added to the line-up and will be hosted by BBC Radio Northampton presenter, John Griff.

The panel is at the Council Chamber at County Hall, George Row, Northampton, on March 21 from 6-8pm.

Brexit: Jobs and Prosperity – The Voice of Northants takes place in the Council Chamber at County Hall, George Row, Northampton, on Tuesday 21 March, from 6pm to 8pm.

The event is free to attend. Attendees must register in advance at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/brexit-jobs-and-prosperity-the-voice-of-northamptonshire-tickets-31963051347.

There will be the chance to submit questions for the panel prior to the event.