REGIONAL FINALS

Yorkshire 2013/14 FINAL

20 Mar 2014

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09:30-10:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

10:05-10:15 WELCOME

10:20-11:30 ROUND 1

"Unpaid internships are exploitative"

GROUP 1

FOR:

Harrogate Grammar School

AGAINST:

Franklin College

CHAIR

Joel Cohen

JUDGES

Kathryn Ecclestone
University of Sheffield

Michael Meadowcroft
politician

Andy Shaw
writer and comedy club organiser

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Notre Dame Sixth Form College

AGAINST:

Parkside School

CHAIR

Justine Brian

JUDGES

Donna Cox
Leeds City Council

Catherine O'Connor
Leeds Trinity University

Paul Thomas
Leeds Salon

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

11:30-11:40 CHANGEOVER

11:40-12:50 ROUND 2

"The UK should ban smacking of children"

GROUP 1

FOR:

The Dukeries Academy

AGAINST:

Harrogate Grammar School

CHAIR

Kelvin Hall

JUDGES

Kathryn Ecclestone
University of Sheffield

Mark Henderson
Home Group

Carole Hutchinson
Telefonica UK Ltd

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Heckmondwike Grammar School

AGAINST:

Notre Dame Sixth Form College

CHAIR

Harry Rowbotham

JUDGES

Hussain Currimbhoy
Sheffield Doc/Fest

Catherine O'Connor
Leeds Trinity University

Tim Shephard
The University of Sheffield

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

12:50-13:50 LUNCH

14:00-15:10 ROUND 3

"Attempts to extend radically the human lifespan should be welcomed not feared"

GROUP 1

FOR:

Franklin College

AGAINST:

The Dukeries Academy

CHAIR

Kelvin Hall

JUDGES

Nick Frost
Leeds Beckett University

Mark Henderson
Home Group

Andy Shaw
writer and comedy club organiser

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Parkside School

AGAINST:

Heckmondwike Grammar School

CHAIR

Harry Rowbotham

JUDGES

Donna Cox
Leeds City Council

Paul Thomas
Leeds Salon

Phil Withington
University of Sheffield

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

15:10-15:40 TEA & COFFEE

15:40-17:00 FINAL

"Commercial surrogacy in poorer countries is exploitative"

FOR:

WINNER OF GROUP 1

AGAINST:

WINNER OF GROUP 2

CHAIR

Patrice Ellis

JUDGES

Carole Hutchinson
Telefonica UK Ltd

Michael Meadowcroft
politician

Tim Shephard
The University of Sheffield

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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