REGIONAL FINALS

North West & North Wales 2009/10 FINAL

01 Mar 2010

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09:30-10:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

10:05-10:15 WELCOME

10:20-11:30 ROUND 1

"There should be no limits on artistic expression"

GROUP 2

FOR:

Loreto College

AGAINST:

Winstanley College

CHAIR

Rosanna Denyer

JUDGES

Kevin Bean
Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool

Stuart Murray
University of Leeds

Charlotte Simpson
Freelance Radio Producer

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

11:30-11:40 CHANGEOVER

11:40-12:50 ROUND 2

"The response to the 2009 MPs expenses scandal will strengthen democracy"

GROUP 1

FOR:

Elfed High School

AGAINST:

Archbishop Blanch School

CHAIR

Claire Fox

JUDGES

Gillian Evans
Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester

Jim Hancock
Former BBC North West Political Editor

Hilary Salt
First Actuarial

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Walton High School

AGAINST:

Loreto College

CHAIR

Craig Fairnington

JUDGES

Charlotte Britton
Institute of Directors

Angus Kennedy

Heather Piper
Manchester Metropolitan University

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

12:50-13:50 LUNCH

14:00-15:10 ROUND 3

"China and India are right to resist binding carbon emission targets"

GROUP 1

FOR:

Hutton Church of England Grammar School

AGAINST:

Elfed High School

CHAIR

Justine Brian

JUDGES

Andrew Caspari
BBC

Ken McLaughlin
Manchester Metropolitan University

Hilary Salt
First Actuarial

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Winstanley College

AGAINST:

Walton High School

CHAIR

Rosanna Denyer

JUDGES

Kevin Bean
Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool

Peter Martin
School of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science, University of Manchester

Stuart Murray
University of Leeds

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

15:10-15:40 TEA & COFFEE

15:40-17:00 FINAL

"Trial by jury is the best guarantor of justice"

FOR:

WINNER OF GROUP 1

AGAINST:

WINNER OF GROUP 2

CHAIR

Claire Fox

JUDGES

Melvin Burgess
Writer

Angus Kennedy

Charlotte Simpson
Freelance Radio Producer

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

ALL INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

17:00-17:30 PRESENTATIONS & CLOSING COMMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



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