This event will be a panel discussion between representatives from each of the 5 main political parties at QUB. The panel will engage with contemporary issues feeding into political debate and will be chaired by ‘the Scoop’ (news and current affairs from Queen’s Radio). Audience interaction will be enabled by a question and answer session at the end of the event.
Claire Dickson (20) from Banbridge County Down is a third year politics student at QUB. She is head of ‘the Scoop’, the news and current affairs output from Queen’s Radio heading up both written and on-air content. Claire is excited to host her first panel event.
Our panellists include:
Will Polland is a law and politics student and chair of QUB SDLP, as well as the party rep in the Strangford constituency. During his time in politics so far Will has taken a particular focus to promoting integrated education and furthering the conversation for a truly anti-sectarian New Ireland.
Grant Warren is a final year French and History student at QUB. He is also chair of the Democratic Unionist Association, the university branch of the DUP.
Adam Hamilton is 19 years old and is currently studying history and politics at Queens University Belfast. He is from the Ulster Unionist Party and is currently the secretary of the QUB Young Unionists. He regularly volunteers in the Ulster Unionist Party in the South Antrim constituency and has previously interned with Pure Mental NI.
Conor Cinnamond from Newry has been a Sinn Féin activist since he was 16. He is a final year student studying Spanish & International Relations. He is a member of Newry Sinn Féin Officer Board & a former chairperson of Ógra Shinn Féin An Iúir.
Eve Henderson is a final year student of history & politics at Queen’s, and is chair of Alliance Youth NI. She has been involved with AY since volunteering in the campaigns for the 22 Assembly election and since has supported the party across her home constituency of East Antrim, within the youth wing & in QUB Alliance. She is currently based within Pivotal on placement for her final year, reviewing public policy and researching integrated education within our country.