This house believes that smoking should be banned in psychiatric hospitals.
Chair: Professor Anthony Cleare
For: Professor Sir Simon Wessely, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Ms Deborah Arnott, CEO of ASH (Action on Smoking and Health)
Against: Mr Christopher Snowdon, author and freelance journalist @Sectioned_, service user and (micro)blogger
Livestream - King's YouTube Channel
You can watch the Debate live at : https://youtu.be/qy53lqC_07M
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The debate will take place in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre. When the lecture theatre becomes full, the Robin Murray A and B rooms will be used where attendees will be able to watch the debate live on screen.
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