HUSTINGS Event Will Focus On Glasgow’s Built Environment

7 April, 2022 | News

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NEW Glasgow Society and Glasgow Institute of Architects are holding a hustings event for Glasgow’s built environment ahead of next month’s council election.

Representatives from all major political parties will field questions from the general public, and discuss their plans for the city’s architecture, places and spaces.

The hustings takes place on Tuesday 19 April, from 6.30pm at Trades Hall of Glasgow, 85 Glassford Street.

The panellists are:

Carole Ford (Scottish Liberal Democrat)

Cllr Chris Cunningham (Scottish National Party)

Cllr Christy Mearns (Scottish Green Party)

MSP Paul Sweeney (Scottish Labour Party)

Ronnie Stevenson (Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition)

Cllr Thomas Kerr (Scottish Conservatives)

Benn Rapson (Independent Candidate)

For more information and to book a free place click here (Eventbrite).

The New Glasgow Society is a civic society that has been promoting and raising interest about Glasgow’ built environment since 1965. Run by volunteers, it is self-funded and unaffiliated to any political party.

The society organises exhibitions, campaigns, talks and tours aiming to encourage high standards of architecture and town planning in the Glasgow region, and to stimulate conversation in preserving, developing and improving features of general public amenity or historic interest.

The Glasgow Institute of Architects is the largest chapter in the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) and has more than 1,600 members located from the Scottish Borders to the islands of Argyll.

Its main focus is to engage with its members to provide a supporting role and the promotion of architecture in the chapter area.

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