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  • Adam Rawcliffe

    Director of External Affairs

    Institute of Ideas

    Adam has been with the Institute of Ideas for three years. In that time he has produced debates at the Battle of Ideas on eclectic topics ranging from gambling to dating apps and killer clowns. Adam works extensively on the Institute’s Debating Matters Competition, including its prisons programme Beyond Bars. Adam contributes to television and radio on sports, free speech and Brexit amongst other topics. He is a graduate of the University of St Andrews. Adam whilst at school, won the national and international finals of Debating Matters. He is also an avid footballer and star-striker and founding director of Black Squadron FC. Adam is an ardent West Ham United and Seattle Seahawks supporter.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Regional Final: London South 2016/17

DEBATE: Water scarcity

Regional Final: London South 2016/17

DEBATE: Fake News

Qualifying Round: Jordans Final/Wakefield

DEBATE: Contact sports

Qualifying Round: Norfolk 2016/17

DEBATE: Social egg freezing

Qualifying Round: Norfolk 2016/17

DEBATE: Free speech on social Media

Qualifying Round: Norfolk 2016/17

DEBATE: Contact sports

Regional Final: South 2015/16

DEBATE: Compulsory Vaccinations

Regional Final: South 2015/16

DEBATE: Genome Editing

Regional Final: Central 2015/16

DEBATE: Reparations

Regional Final: Central 2015/16

DEBATE: Tax Incentives

Qualifying Round: Buckinghamshire 2015/16

DEBATE: The BBC

Qualifying Round: Scotland West 2015/16

DEBATE: Doping in Sport

Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2015/16

DEBATE: The BBC

Qualifying Round: ARK North 2015/16

DEBATE: Compulsory Vaccinations

Regional Final: North East 2014/15

DEBATE: Voting

Regional Final: North East 2014/15

DEBATE: Drugs Policy

Qualifying Round: Northamptonshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Three Parent Babies

Qualifying Round: Northamptonshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Role models

Qualifying Round: Lambeth 2014/15

DEBATE: Role models

Qualifying Round: Northern Ireland South 2013/14

DEBATE: Smart Drugs

Qualifying Round: Northern Ireland South 2013/14

DEBATE: Hate Speech

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