"Welcome to the Edinburgh City Chambers. I am Councillor Ashley Graczyk and I am delighted to be hosting this evening’s Ideate Scotland’s public debate event on the Future of Scotland, discussing the economy, currency and the constitution. I would to introduce you to our debate moderator, Jessica Clack, who is American. She has a master’s graduate from Kings College in London in intelligence and international security. She has worked with many of the top officials in the state of Utah, including the governor’s office, the state legislature and the Director of workforce services. Jessica also won a national debate championship in America.
I will now pass over to Jessica. Thank you."