Queer Question Time planned for Birmingham ahead of General Election 2019
A political hustings tackling issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community is taking place in central Birmingham this week.
As the General Election approaches, ‘Queer Question Time’ returns once again, with members of the public putting their questions to representatives of all the major political parties.
With MP candidates from the Labour, Conservative, Lib Dem, Green and Brexit parties confirmed to attend, a lively debate and discussion is expected as topical concerns about equality education, homophobia, representation, the NHS and Brexit will no doubt be raised.
Steve Ball, who will be chairing proceedings, said:
“Queer Question Time provides an excellent opportunity for the LGBT community to engage with what is likely to be the most important and unpredictable general election for a generation. Politicians of all parties are accountable to the electorate and this is our opportunity to make sure that the LGBT voice is heard. ”
Who’s on the panel?
Birmingham Sutton Coldfield candidate | Conservative
Birmingham Ladywood candidate | Labour
Birmingham Ladywood candidate | Lib Dem
Birmingham Perry Barr candidate | Green
Panellist to be announced
Queer Question Time takes place on Wednesday 4th December at 7pm at The Loft, 143 Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham B5 6RG.