7487 7.00pm Thu 1 May 2014
Lesley Riddoch, Jeane Freeman, Partick Harvie, John McKee, Garry Coutts, Martin Bartos
Tonight is the Big Indy Debate. We can exclusively reveal our full panel for you today. Lesley Riddoch -Journalist/broadcaster/author of Blossom Jeane Freeman - Co-founder of Women For Independence and former Chief Special Advisor to Lord McConnell Partick Harvie MSP - Co-Convener of the Scottish Green Party John McKee - Grand Finalist at the World University Debating Championships (and Scottish champion), pro-unionist campaigner for United with Labour and LGBT equality campaigner Garry Coutts - Chair of NHS Highland and Children's Hearings Scotland. Former Labour Cllr. Cllr Dr Martin Bartos - Doctor and councillor for Partick West. Former parliamentary candidate for the Scottish Green Party in Glasgow We would like to express our thanks to all the speakers for agreeing to attend, but especially those representing No tonight. We want a productive and courteous debate with lots of questions from undecided voters, so please encourage along as many as possible. People tell us they want to hear both arguments in one room, and this may be their only opportunity for an open public debate in Glasgow before the referendum. We will be videoing the debate tonight and will have online asap. Meanwhile, you can follow the debate on social media using the hashtag #BigIndyDebate Radisson Blu, Argyle Street, Glasgow. Doors open 7pm. No entrance before.
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