PEOPLE

  • Dan Clayton

    Freelance cameraman

    Leeds Salon

    Dan is a freelance researcher, writer and cameraman, and a part time bike mechanic. He has worked in IT, construction and as a handyman in French ski resorts. Dan helped research and produce the documentary ‘Sylvia Pankhurst: Everything is Possible’. He has a degree in history from the University of Birmingham, and is web-manager for The Leeds Salon.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Championship: Yorkshire 2018

DEBATE: Historical monuments

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Health monitoring

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Qualifying Round: Jordans Final/Wakefield

DEBATE: Autonomous vehicles

Qualifying Round: East Yorkshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Autonomous vehicles

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2016/17

DEBATE: Contact sports

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2016/17

DEBATE: Autonomous vehicles

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Tax Incentives

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Trident

Qualifying Round: West Yorkshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Gentrification

Qualifying Round: North Yorkshire 2015/16

DEBATE: The BBC

Regional Final: North East 2014/15

DEBATE: Art Censorship

Regional Final: North East 2014/15

DEBATE: Voting

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Three Parent Babies

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Offence

Qualifying Round: West Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Art Censorship

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2014/15

DEBATE: Fracking

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2014/15

DEBATE: Security Vs Privacy

Qualifying Round: West Yorkshire 2013/14

DEBATE: Smart Drugs

Qualifying Round: West Yorkshire 2013/14

DEBATE: Hate Speech

Qualifying Round: Durham 2012/13

DEBATE: Factory Farming

Qualifying Round: Durham 2012/13

DEBATE: Copyright and the Arts

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2012/13

DEBATE: Embryo Screening

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2012/13

DEBATE: Boozy Britain

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2012/13

DEBATE: Party Funding

Qualifying Round: Leeds 2012/13

DEBATE: Copyright and the Arts

Qualifying Round: Leeds 2012/13

DEBATE: Party Funding

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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