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Festival of Debate Does Question Time, with Jackie Weaver

Festival of Debate Does Question Time, with Jackie Weaver

Festival of Debate runs a Question Time-style event platforming local MPs, activists and commentators from South Yorkshire and beyond, answering questions presubmitted to the panel and a selection of comments contributed live on social media.

Trust, accountability and transparency is key to the functioning of any local democracy. This is known more than most by our guest host for the evening, Jackie Weaver (Yes, that one). Jackie Weaver is the meeting clerk from the Cheshire Association of Local Councils who shot to fame after presiding over a chaotic meeting of Handforth Parish Council which went viral.

Submit your questions to hello@festivalofdebate.com or by tweeting @festofdebate live on the evening - as long as you have read the standing orders...

Jackie Weaver is the meeting clerk from the Cheshire Association of Local Councils who shot to fame after presiding over a chaotic meeting of Handforth Parish Council which went viral.

Part of our 2021 festival strand

Putting Citizens in the Lead

Strand sponsors

Voluntary Action Sheffield

Our vision is for people to work together to make a vital and growing contribution to quality of life in all Sheffield’s communities. We support the development of voluntary and community action in the city, so it is sustainable and brings about positive social change.

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