- Starts: 01/03/2018 18:00
- Finishes: 01/03/2018 20:30
- Location: Debating Chamber/Garden Lobby
Sponsor: Presiding Officer
2018 marks the 40th Anniversary of the death of the leading academic, politician, writer and political thinker John P Mackintosh. The debate will celebrate the contribution of a significant and influential figure in Scottish politics and his commitment to working across party political boundaries to encourage thinking and debate. The debate chaired by the Presiding Officer will include contributions from former Presiding Officers Rt Hon Sir George Reid and Lord Steel of Aikwood along with Professor Mona Siddiqui and Polly Toynbee. Following the debate there will be a reception in the Garden Lobby.