The General Election Small Business Debate

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Which political party offers the best policies to support small businesses?

To find out, attend our Question Time-style event at Chartered Accountants' Hall in London on 18 May.

Chaired by Enterprise Nation founder, Emma Jones, the panelists will be:

  • Matt Hancock, former minister of state for digital and culture and Conservative candidate for West Suffolk
  • Ibrahim Dogus, chairman of SME4Labour and Labour candidate for cities of London and Westminster
  • Lord Monroe Palmer, Lords spokesperson for small and medium-sized enterprises, Liberal Democrats
  • Ernie Warrender, UKIP spokesperson for small business
  • Rachel Collinson, Green Party spokesperson for business

You will have an opportunity to pose questions from the floor and vote in our digital poll before and after the debate, which will measure whether speakers have swayed your entrepreneurial vote!


  • 6.00pm: Registration and refreshments
  • 6.30pm: Debate commences
  • 7.30pm: Debate close

Guests are invited to stay on, have a drink, and watch a live screening of the planned ITV Leaders' Debate which begins at 8pm and ends at 10pm.

Would you like to pose a question at the debate? If so, tell us your question when prompted to when registering. Questions will be chosen at random and you will be notified if your question is selected.

Join the online conversation with #SBDebate

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