"This House believes that smoking should be banned in public places" has
been chosen as the subject of debate for the ‘Michael Fabricant – Arthur
Price of England Annual School Speaking Competition’ to be held on Friday
6th February, 7pm at the Guildhall in Lichfield. All the state secondary
schools in the Lichfield Parliamentary constituency will take part, namely:
King Edward VI, Nether Stowe High School, Chase Terrace Technology
College, Chasetown High School, and The Friary.
The Speaker for the Debate (which is held on Parliamentary lines) will be
The Rt Hon Eric Forth MP, a former Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and
Minister form Education. He will also be a judge as will be the Mayor, Cllr
Barry White, Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mrs Gwyneth Boyle, The Rotary Club of
Lichfield St Chad President, Mr Tim Wadsworth, and Chairman of Arthur Price
of England (who provide the cups) John Price OBE.