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alan_davey_05_cropped5b15d2Debate this Wednesday as part of Liverpool UNiversity's POLICY PROVOCATIONS

 

Wednesday 16 May, 5.30pm
The Florrie, Mill Street, Toxteth

More details below 

 

An informal reception will follow the event from 7pm.

The panel

Sue Charteris, Chair, The Reader Organisation
Alan Davey, Chief Executive, Arts Council England
Councillor Keith Mitchell, Former Leader, Oxfordshire County Council
Professor Jonathan Rose, William R Kenan Professor of History, Drew University, USA, and author of The Intellectual Life of The British Working Classes

To find out more about this event, the other debates in the series and to book your FREE tickets, visit the website.

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