Join us in a public debate on the rural crisis - and quiz the experts on what can be done

Have your say

The Yorkshire Post is to hold a public debate on the rural crisis – giving you the chance to quiz a panel of experts on what could be done.

This special event will be held on April 30 at The Cedar Court hotel in Harrogate.

Join The Big Debate

Join The Big Debate

The panel which will include the Country Landowners’ Association Regional Director of Policy and Public Affairs Douglas Chalmers and Great Yorkshire Show Director Bill Cowling will help lead the debate and answer your questions.

Other panel members are Jules Marley, from the Council for the Protection of Rural England, and Richmondshire District Council leader John Blackie.

The debate, which will start at 6pm, will be chaired by Yorkshire Post Editor Jeremy Clifford.

Simon Cotton, Cedar Court general manager said: “We are delighted to be hosting such an important debate at The Cedar Court Harrogate.”

If you would like to attend please email and include your name, a contact telephone number and a question you would like to ask.

Please also put Rural Crisis Debate in the email header.

Alternatively please write to Jayne Lownsbrough, Editor’s Secretary, Rural Crisis Debate, Yorkshire Post, No 1 Leeds, 26 Whitehall Road, Leeds, LS12 1BE.

All ticket applications must be received by April 28.