PEOPLE

  • Jo Phillips

    journalist

    Jo is an award winning journalist, co author of Why Vote? and Why Join a Trade Union? Former press and policy advisor to Paddy Ashdown, she’s a regular political commentator on TV and radio.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Championship: Kent 2019

DEBATE: Fake News

Championship: Kent 2019

DEBATE: Green belt (revised 2017)

National FInal: National Final 2016/17

DEBATE: Fake News

Regional Final: South East 2016/17

DEBATE: Social egg freezing

Regional Final: South East 2016/17

DEBATE: Fake News

Qualifying Round: East Kent 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Qualifying Round: East Kent 2016/17

DEBATE: Medical data sharing

Regional Final: South East 2015/16

DEBATE: Trident

Regional Final: South East 2015/16

DEBATE: Reparations

Qualifying Round: East Kent 2015/16

DEBATE: HS2

Qualifying Round: East Kent 2015/16

DEBATE: Compulsory Vaccinations

Qualifying Round: East Kent 2014/15

DEBATE: Unhealthy Lifestyles

Qualifying Round: East Kent 2014/15

DEBATE: Security Vs Privacy

Regional Final: South East 2013/14

DEBATE: Animal Experimentation

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2013/14

DEBATE: Green Energy

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

Qualifying Round: East Kent 2012/13

DEBATE: Copyright and the Arts

Qualifying Round: Medway 2012/13

DEBATE: Boozy Britain

Qualifying Round: Medway 2012/13

DEBATE: Party Funding

Regional Final: South East 2011/12

DEBATE: Sustainability

Regional Final: South East 2011/12

DEBATE: London Olympics

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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