Elected Mayor public debate – agenda

 

Ashley, Easton and Lawrence Hill Neighbourhood Partnership
An Elected Mayor for Bristol?

Tuesday 24 April 2012, 6.30pm to 8pm
Terrace Room, Barton Hill Settlement, Ducie Road, BS5 0AX

On Thursday 3 May the people of Bristol will be asked to vote ‘for’ or ‘against’ having an elected mayor. This meeting has been organised by the Neighbourhood Partnership to help the people of Ashley, Easton and Lawrence Hill understand ‘the facts’ and some of the arguments ‘for’ and ‘against’ so that you can make an informed decision.

With the help of Bristol City Council the Neighbourhood Partnership approached the ‘yes’and ‘no’ campaigns for speakers.

AGENDA

6.30 Welcome – Maryanne Kempf, Chair

‘The Facts’

Stephen McNamara Head of Legal Services – Bristol City Council

6.40 Why you should vote ‘YES’ to an elected mayor for Bristol Peter Abraham

6.45 Why you should vote ‘NO’ to an elected mayor for Bristol Rob Telford

6.50 Questions to the speakers

7.20 Comments and observations – open to all

Both speakers ‘for’ and ‘against’ will be invited to respond to comments

8.00 Close of meeting

Thanks to Barton Hill Settlement for refreshments and use of the facilities.

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