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BBC debate programme to be broadcast live from Bristol

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Press release issued: 26 February 2015

Political heavyweights will be in Bristol this week as BBC Radio 4’s topical debate programme Any Questions? is broadcast live from the University of Bristol.

MP Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, is among the high-profile panelists who will be answering the public’s questions on Friday, 27 February.

Jonathan Dimbleby will present the political debate and discussion, which will have a focus on Bristol’s year as European Green Capital in addition to addressing hot topics currently in the news.

Also on the panel are journalist Julia Hartley Brewer, Leader of the Green Party Natalie Bennett and David Coburn MEP.

Tickets to be in the audience have sold-out already, but people can add their names to the reserve list.

To listen to the debate, tune into BBC Radio 4 from 8pm. You can join the debate by calling 03700 100444 or emailing during the programme, or interact on twitter using the #bbcaq hashtag.

This event is being organised in conjunction with the BBC Radio 4, the University of Bristol's Cabot Institute, Public and Ceremonial Events Office and Centre for Public Engagement.

Further information is available on the Cabot Institute website.


Further information

About the Cabot Institute

The Cabot Institute carries out fundamental and responsive research on risks and uncertainties in a changing environment. It drives new research in the interconnected areas of climate change, natural hazards, water and food security, low carbon energy, and future cities. Its research fuses rigorous statistical and numerical modelling with a deep understanding of social, environmental and engineered systems – past, present and future. It seeks to engage wider society by listening to, exploring with, and challenging its stakeholders to develop a shared response to 21st Century challenges.

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