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The British General Election
Following Theresa May’s surprise decision to hold a snap General Election on the 8th June 2017, there has never been a more interesting time to explore the major issues shaping British politics.
With election fever well underway, City Lit will be hosting a wide-ranging discussion on the 2017 General Election on Thursday 25th May 2017 to provide background and perspective on the key election issues dominating this year’s campaign.
We’ll be discussing the burning General Election questions you’ve always wanted answering but may have been too afraid to ask, including:
- How does the electoral system work in the UK?
- How does my vote count?
- How does this election match up to previous General Election campaigns?
- Why are we having another general election just two years after the last one?
- Can we trust the polls?
- Which parties are set to have a good/bad election?
Join City Lit’s Mark Malcomson and Dale Mineshima-Lowe on 25th May 2017 (6:30pm-8:30pm) to discuss all these topics and more, just two weeks before Brits head to the ballot box to cast their votes in what surely promises to be a generation-defining election.
Book your place on our British General Election discussion now.
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