FINAL details have been confirmed of a showdown between the major players hoping to persuade voters to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to the congestion charge.

A debate will take place at Bury Met theatre, in Mark Street, at 10.30am on November 29 pitting two public figures in favour of the charge and a £2.75 million public transport investment package against two others who are against it.

All adults living in Greater Manchester will receive ballot papers in the next week and will have until final post on December 10 to send them off. The result will be announced on December 12.

In the ‘yes’ camp will be campaigner and former chairman of the Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Authority Roger Jones and Rochdale councillor Wera Hobhouse.

Debating with them will be Trafford councillor Susan Williams and Manchester Blackely MP Graham Stringer.

Each speaker will talk for 10 minutes each before the debate. Questions from members of the audience will be taken afterwards.

Bury North MP David Chaytor will chair the 90-minute event. Anyone can attend and entry is free.