BBC Local Radio Stations in Yorkshire to Broadcast Joint EU Debate Programme

All four BBC Local Radio stations in Yorkshire are to broadcast a special Yorkshire EU debate involving representatives of all nine parties standing in the region.

The debate will be hosted by the presenter of Sunday Politics for Yorkshire, Tim Iredale, and will be broadcast on BBC Radio Humberside, BBC Radio Leeds, BBC Radio Sheffield and BBC Radio York on Friday May 17th at 12pm.

The nine panellists taking part in the debate are:

David Allen –English Democrats

Richard Corbett –Labour

Mike Hookem – UKIP

John Longworth – Brexit Party

Magid Magid  – Green Party

Shaffaq Mohammed –Liberal Democrats

John Procter – Conservatives

Diana Wallis – Change UK

Chris Whitwood – Yorkshire Party

All nine panellists will face questions about the key issues across the region.  Members of the public from around the region have pre-recorded questions to be included in the debate which will be recorded on May 16th in Leeds city centre.

Listen to the Yorkshire EU debate programme on Friday May 17th, 12-1pm on BBC Local Radio Stations across Yorkshire and on BBC Sounds.


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