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20 March 2014 “Question Time” style debate

organised by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

“The Implications of the Scottish Independence Referendum for Financial Services” 

The debate will be held at The Hub in Edinburgh and chaired by Bill Jamieson of The Scotsman. Speakers will include chair of the Better Together campaign Alistair Darling MP, Secretary of State for Scotland Alistair Carmichael MP, Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Finance John Swinney MSP and Rachel Homes of Business for Scotland.

This high profile event is free to attend and is open to members of the public, who will have the opportunity to ask questions of our panel and contribute to the debate. I do hope you will be able to join us - please register online: https://www.eventsforce.net/tap/623/register or email Petrina Parnell at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The programme for the evening is as follows:


Registration and refreshments


Welcome and introduction

Martin Potter, IFoA Scottish Board Leader


Chair Bill Jamieson: opening remarks, introduce panellists, invite panellists to each make a 2-minute opening pitch


Debate. questions from audience


Chair’s closing remarks

20.05 -21.00

Drinks reception












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