Human Rights under Brexit - Quiz Your MP

This event was kindly supported by Amnesty International - Leeds and Global Justice Now - Leeds.


Each candidate was given a maximum of 5 minutes to outline their position on human rights and digital rights, followed by a few prepared questions on the following subjects;

- Privacy and mass surveillance (Investigatory Powers Act)
- Freedom of expression / the press (Espionage Act proposals)
- Position on Human Rights Act / European Convention on Human Rights

Questions were then taken from the audience for the remainder of the evening.


Candidates from the parties contesting the Leeds Central constituency were invited.

The following candidates attended;

- Hilary Benn, Labour
- Ed Carlisle, Green Party
- Andy Nash, Liberal Democrats
- Bill Palfreman, UKIP

The Conservative and Christian Peoples Alliance candidates were unavailable.

Event timings

Date: Thursday 1st June 2017
Time: 8pm

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