Tickets Going Quickly for Question Time

question time frontTickets for Tamworth’s Question Time event are going fast, and people are being urged to book theirs before it sells out.

More than 90 tickets for the event, where town leaders will be put under the spotlight and take questions from the public, have already been snapped up.  The event takes place on Wednesday October 16th at Tamworth Assembly Rooms, where Tamworth borough councillors, the police and Staffordshire County Council will all be outlining their plans for the future, and answering your questions.

Split into themes, the event will look at ‘Safer Tamworth’, future plans for the town centre, housing needs and a section for general questions. The evening will be chaired by Tamworth Herald editor Gary Phelps.

The proposed panel will consist of: the leader of Tamworth Borough Council, Cllr Daniel Cook; deputy leader of Tamworth Borough Council, Cllr Rob Pritchard; leader of the Labour group, Cllr John Faulkner and deputy leader of the Labour group, Cllr Richard McDermid. Other representatives will include Tamworth Borough Council chief executive Tony Goodwin, police Chief Inspector Donna Gibbs, and Staffordshire County Council representatives.

The Assembly Rooms will open at 7pm and the Question Time event will start at 7.30pm.  Tickets for the event are free of charge and can be obtained from Tamworth’s Information Centre, located in the Philip Dix Centre. Alternatively email tic@tamworth.gov.uk or telephone 01827 709618 to reserve a ticket.

Leader of the Council, Cllr Daniel Cook, said, “It is great to see so many people are already interested in coming to this event.  It is important to us to know what people think about Tamworth and for us to understand what we can do to improve it.

“As well as taking questions from the public it will give us the opportunity to let residents know our plans, both currently and for the future.”

Questions can be submitted in advance and will also be taken on the evening. Either fill in the Question Time card and send it to the freepost address or visit www.tamworth.gov.uk and click on the banner at the top of the homepage to submit your questions online.

Alternatively, you can email your questions to: tamworthlistens@tamworth.gov.uk by the deadline of 5pm on Thursday October 10.

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