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Liberal Democrats to host series of public debates in Lincoln, Sleaford and North Hykeham

By Lincolnshire Echo  |  Posted: January 22, 2013

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Hot topics will be discussed in a series of political debates which begin this month.

Lincoln, Sleaford and North Hykeham Liberal Democrats is hosting the talks which are open to the public.

The first debate on January 30 is called Unitary Authorities – Lets get rid of the Councillors! at the Regency Club, in Tentercroft Street, Lincoln.

Housing – Will Swanpool flood Lincoln? is the next subject on February 27 at Holy Cross Church Hall, in Lincoln, followed by Energy – Do we really need wind turbines? on March 27 at Neale Road Day Centre, in North Hykeham.

Each motion will be presented and then the audience will be invited to participate in a friendly open debate.

Newly-elected local party chairman David Harding-Price said: "These meetings are an opportunity for any one to come and join in a friendly debate about issues that affect the local area.

"All too often people say politics does not affect them so they are not going to get involved, and yet almost everything politicians do locally and nationally affects people's lives.

"These meetings will provide people with an opportunity to come along and share their thoughts on issues."

Each event starts at 7pm and lasts for an hour.

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