Anglia Late Edition is the regional politics programme for the East of England presented by political correspondent Emma Hutchinson
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Anglia Late Edition reports on some big names are going under canvas in Cambridge to make politics more accessible to everyone.
The Big Tent Ideas Festival is being held at Babraham near Cambridge on Saturday 8 September 2018. It is billed as Britain’s first major non-party political festival championing fresh thinking and innovative solutions to society’s biggest challenges.
It has been organised by Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman who is a former Downing Street policy insider for Prime Minister Theresa May.
The event will have eight tents and more than 50 events during the day, with 120 speakers from the worlds of politics, media, diplomacy, social reform and the arts.
The speakers include MPs Gisela Stuart, Penny Mordaunt and Harriet Harman along with ITV Political Editor Robert Peston.
The event is being supported by Norfolk actor, writer and broadcaster Stephen Fry.
Emma Hutchinson was joined in the studio by three politicians from the Anglia region to debate the big issues of the week.
- George Freeman is the Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk and led Theresa May Policy Board in Downing Street before the last General Election
- Daniel Zeichner has been the Labour for Cambridge since 2015
- Baroness Sal Brinton is the President of the Liberal Democrats
The political parties are gearing up for a lively conference seat with both the Conservative and Labour leaders under pressure within their own parties.