BBC SCOTLAND’S political discussion programme, Debate Night, is coming to the Borders next month.

And anyone with an interest in the state of the nation is invited to join the audience.

The televised political panel show is hosted by Stephen Jardine.

Stephen told us: "Debate Night allows members of the public to put their questions directly to the politicians and prominent people in public life.

"You lead the agenda – your questions make the programme.

"It has never been a more important time to have a programme that lets you speak directly to those in power.

"So whether you have a question about the UK leaving the EU, Indyref2, our NHS, schools, climate change, or other issues affecting your family – we want you to apply and be part of the it."

Debate Night will in Hawick on Wednesday, November 6.

To apply for being part of the audience go to

Stephen added: "We want to make sure we hear from as many different perspectives as possible to have a well-rounded debate."