Young people from secondary schools and colleges across the borough will get the chance to debate the issues that matter to them with a panel of politicians and key influencers when Havering Asks returns next week.
Now in its 6th year, Havering Asks’ is a BBC ‘Question Time’ style debate show produced by the media department at Havering College. Like ‘Question Time’, ‘Havering Asks’ consists of prominent figures from the worlds of politics, journalism and entertainment taking questions from a 150 strong audience of students drawn from local schools and colleges.
Panellists just announced include; Mike Gapes, Labour MP for Ilford South, Lord Edward Faulks QC, Conservative peer and former Minister of State for Justice, Gulwali Passarlay, former child migrant from Afghanistan and Hannah Clare, Co-Chair of the Young Greens Party.
Chairing the event, for the fourth year in a row will be BBC broadcaster Fred Dove.
Havering Asks 2016 will take place on Friday, 2nd December 2016 from 2:30pm, at the college's Ardleigh Green Campus. It will be streamed live to screens across all Havering College Campus sites and on the internet. Everyone will also be able to follow the debate live on Twitter at @HaveringCollege #HaveringAsks.