Caroline Lucas to debate anti-austerity with Greek finance minister

Posted On 09 Sep 2015 at 2:30 pm

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas will discuss the fight against austerity with Greece’s former radical finance minister and Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign manager on Sunday.

Yanis Varoufakis. Image taken from Wikimedia Commons.Ms Lucas, Yanis Varoufakis and John McDonnell MP are speaking at a fringe event at the TUC Congress, and will be joined by PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka.

They will debate alternatives to austerity at the Corn Exchange in Church Street at 8pm, after the first day of the TUC Congress which is being held at the Brighton Centre.

The meeting, organised by PCS and chaired by its president Janice Godrich, takes place on the day after the Labour party election result is announced on Saturday.

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  1. Rostrum Reply

    Ha. how about please debate “Never a borrower nor a lender be”

  2. Gerald Wiley Reply

    Is this debate before Corbyn wins the Labour leadership vote and she switches from the Green Party?

    It is very difficult to see any difference at all between Corbyn’s policies and those of the far-left of the Greens.

    Will this mark the start of the Green Party actually worrying about the environment again?

  3. Iain Chambers Reply

    Easiest way to find out Gerald is to book a ticket, come along & ask your questions directly?

    • Gerald Wiley Reply

      Heavens no – I can’t think of anything worse to attend – other than Russell Brand’s forthcoming show in Worthing!

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