REGIONAL FINALS

Scotland & Northern Ireland 2010/11 FINAL

31 Mar 2011

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WINNER: Dalriada School

09:30-10:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

10:05-10:15 WELCOME

10:20-11:30 ROUND 1

"Fair trade holds back the developing world"

GROUP 2

FOR:

Wallace High School

AGAINST:

Knox Academy

CHAIR

Helen Birtwistle

JUDGES

Frank Cogliano
University of Edinburgh

David Fagan
North Lanarkshire Council

Rob Lyons
Academy of Ideas

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

11:30-11:40 CHANGEOVER

11:40-12:50 ROUND 2

"Government should use economic incentives to encourage healthy behaviour"

GROUP 2

FOR:

Dalriada School

AGAINST:

Wallace High School

CHAIR

Abigail Ross-Jackson

JUDGES

Neil Cooper
Writer and critic

Nick Hastie
MRC Human Genetics Unit and Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine

Rob Lyons
Academy of Ideas

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

12:50-13:50 LUNCH

14:00-15:10 ROUND 3

"Great apes should have rights"

GROUP 2

FOR:

Knox Academy

AGAINST:

Dalriada School

CHAIR

Ed Noel

JUDGES

Frank Cogliano
University of Edinburgh

David Fagan
North Lanarkshire Council

Anne Johnstone
The Herald

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

15:10-15:40 TEA & COFFEE

15:40-17:00 FINAL

"Wikileaks is good for democracy"

FOR:

WINNER OF GROUP 1

AGAINST:

WINNER OF GROUP 2

CHAIR

Tony Gilland

JUDGES

Nick Hastie
MRC Human Genetics Unit and Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine

Anne Johnstone
The Herald

Angus Kennedy

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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