broadcaster and public speaker
Lesley is an award-winning journalist covering business, economics and personal finance. She is a public speaker and moderator of debates at organisations such as Chatham House. After many years as a BBC employee, she is now freelance but still makes programmes for BBC Radio 4. She has a long track record of investigative journalism and has worked in many countries, including spells as a BBC correspondent in Washington DC.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
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
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.