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The Aye of the Storm

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The Aye of the Storm
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Date: `13 Aug 
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Ticket Price: £5
Venue: The Hall at St John's
Age Guidance: 12+
Category: Conversation 

Scotland is in the midst of a constitutional debate. This September the electorate will go to the polls on the basis of a YES – NO referendum. Regardless of the vote’s outcome the status quo will not remain. What vision of future do the YES and NO campaigners and independent experts hold for Scotland?

Chair: Kayleigh Thorpe (BEMIS Scotland Capacity and Policy Research Officer)

Panellists: Humza Yousaf MSP (Minister For International Affairs and External Development/ YES Scotland), Rami Ousta (BEMIS Scotland Chief Executive Officer), Dr. Alan Sandry (Fellow of the European
Institiute of Identities, Swansea University), Euan Page (Government Affairs Advisor to EHRC), Professor Alison Phipps (Convenor of GRAMNet, Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network), Amran Hussain (NHS Commissioner, Better Together).


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