Business Secretary In Cambridge For Debate

7 February 2015, 07:59 | Updated: 7 February 2015, 08:01

The Business Secretary will be in Cambridge later for a huge debate to help celebrate 200 years of the Cambridge Union.

The Bicentenary Debate this evening will feature a series of high profile speakers, debating the motion ‘This House Isn't What it Used to Be’.

Hundreds of students will take part too, as well as other speakers.

Since the union was started, speeches have been given there by guests including The Dalai Lama, Winston Churchill, Russel Brand, Margaret Thatcher and Stephen Fry.

Tonight, people giving talks include: Lord Howard, Baroness Mallalieu, Baroness Hayman, Lord Turner, Sir Peter Bazalgette and Ken Clarke.

It will also be attended by 250 ex-Officers, including Vince Cable and Norman Lamont, along with several hundred student members of the Union.