Press Release For Immediate Release Lord Paddy Ashdown to hold European Movement rally in Chester, April 19th Lord (Paddy) Ashdown former leader of the Liberal Democrats will hold a European Movement rally in Chester on Tuesday April 19th to reach out to voters in Cheshire with the message that Britain is stronger as a member of the European Union ahead of the referendum on June 23rd. Lord Ashdown will meet with members of the regional and national press at Bishop Lloyds Palace from 11:30am, before going on to hold a lunchtime question and answer session with local members of the European Movement and the public about how the campaign is going and why this is the decision of a generation. Lord Ashdown will finish the day by campaigning with members of the European Movement in the heart of Chester at the historic Chester cross talking to members of the public about why EU membership is essential for them, their families and Britain’s future. Notes to Editor On June 23rd there will be a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union, Lord Ashdown is the former leader of the Liberal Democrats and a leading member of the campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. Members of the press are invited to hear Lord Ashdown speak and take questions from 11:30am at Bishop Lloyds Palace, Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LE Please ensure that you have arrived for the event no later than 11:15am as we wish to start promptly to maximise the time available to Lord Ashdown and members of the press. For Further information and to reserve a place at the press conference please contact David Heath on 07792964620 or [email protected].