Northampton Brexit campaigners plan public meeting to debate EU Referendum

A public meeting to debate the EU Referendum takes place next week organised by campaign group Northampton Brexit.

Friday, 13th May 2016, 2:35 pm
Updated Friday, 13th May 2016, 3:36 pm
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Northampton Brexit is a cross-Party, apolitical group working to secure a “leave” vote at the EU Referendum on Thursday June 23.

The group is holding a public meeting on Friday May 20 in the Rodber Suite at Franklins’ Gardens conference centre in Weedon Road. Doors will be open to ticketholders from 7pm.

A panel of representatives from some of the organisations who wish to leave the European Union have been invited to speak.

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They include:

Margot Parker MEP, Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group in the European Parliament; Philip Hollobone MP, Grassroots Out; Alex Story, Leave EU; Brendan Chilton, Labour Leave; and Rory Broomfield, director of The Freedom Association and the Better Off Out campaign

The meeting will be chaired by Councillor Phil Larratt, who is a member of Northampton Brexit Group.

Admission to the event will be by ticket only. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

There will be an opportunity for members of the public to put their questions to the panel. These should be submitted in advance by 5pm on Wednesday May 18 by email.

A spokesperson for Northampton Brexit said: “Northampton Brexit is pleased to host this event, which brings together high calibre speakers from various organisations.

“It offers the people of Northampton an opportunity to participate in the important issues surrounding the discussion on why the United Kingdom should vote to leave the European Union.”