politicians take part in Question Time debate in Highbridge
representatives from the UK's five political parties took part
in a Question Time style debate in Highbridge on Friday
Alfred School's Sixth Form Committee hosted the annual event where
they quizzed the politicians, pictured above, on a number of hot
five panellists were MP Tessa Munt (Liberal Democrat), James Heappey
(Conservative parliamentary candidate), William Dartmouth MEP
(UKIP), Andy Merryfield (Chair of Wells Constituency Labour Party)
and Alex Lawrie (Green Party).
event was chaired by Hattie Hansen from the school's Year 13 and
the questions were delivered by sixth form students.
questions covered a variety of topics including Britains
place in the European Union, foreign policy and the crisis in
Syria, Michael Goves controversial education policies, youth
unemployment, and same-sex marriage," the school's Simon
Aylward told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
sixth form students were very grateful to the panellists for giving
up their time to come and air their views."
often-heated exchanges ended with a civilised buffet in the sixth