The BIG Stoke-on-Trent Central General Election debate

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Residents of Stoke-on-Trent Central are being invited to hear from the candidates seeking election as the next constituency MP.

  • Date:
  • Time: 6pm – 8pm
  • Location: The Catalyst, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2DF
  • Category:
  • Community event

As part of Staffordshire University’s #GetElectionReady campaign, we are inviting residents of Stoke-on-Trent Central to a BIG debate with the candidates hoping to become the next Member of Parliament.

This will take place on the main Stoke-on-Trent campus and will be chaired by our Director of Communities and Commercial Engagement Martin Tideswell. Staffordshire University Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Professor Martin Jones will also be part of the panel discussion.

Because this free event is for people living in the constituency, tickets are limited to two per booking and attendees will be asked to bring identification and proof of address on the evening. We will also be carrying out security checks on entry to the venue and reserve the right to refuse admission.

To aid the discussions, we are asking attendees to submit questions about the issues that matter most to them by emailing

Please note the admission to this event is age restricted to 16 and above.

“We have many students and staff living in the constituency but are also extending the invitation to people in our local community who would like to hear what the candidates have to say on the issues that matter most to them.”

Professor Martin Jones, Vice-Chancellor


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