PEOPLE

  • Jim Hancock

    Former BBC North West Political Editor

    Jim Hancock was Political Editor of both Granada TV and BBC North West during a 36 year career in broadcast journalism. He was also a Lobby Correspondent for IRN and the BBC. Jim broadcasts occasionally on BBC Radio 4 and 5 Live and writes regular columns on politics in the Liverpool Daily Post and for business magazines. He also hosts many conferences and award ceremonies in the North West.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Merseyside 2011/12

DEBATE: Scottish Independence

Qualifying Round: Merseyside 2011/12

DEBATE: Nuclear Power

Qualifying Round: Merseyside 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: Lancashire 2009/10

DEBATE: BNP

Qualifying Round: Lancashire 2009/10

DEBATE: Organic food

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



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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