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  • Pamela Dow

    chief reform officer

    Catch 22

    Pamela is chief reform officer at Catch 22, which delivers more local and human services across the social welfare cycle. She is a former senior Whitehall civil servant with experience of education and justice reform at the highest level. Serving as principal private secretary to Rt Hon Michael Gove MP in his role as secretary of state for education, and then again as his director of strategy at the Ministry of Justice, her particular interest is in public service improvement and how to change culture and practice using the machinery of government. More recently, she has been director of development, prison reform at HMP Wandsworth. Pamela has been a judge for the Academy of Ideas Debating Matters Competition for the past two years, including for the 2016 National Final, and helped found Debating Matters Israel. She also set up and runs De Beauvoir Debates, a quarterly event programme in North London.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Coming soon:

DEBATE: Medical data sharing

National FInal: National Final 2016/17

DEBATE: Populism

Coming soon:

DEBATE: Online privacy (revised 2017)

Coming soon:

DEBATE: Universal Basic Income

Coming soon:

DEBATE: Contact sports

Regional Final: London North 2016/17

DEBATE: Water scarcity

Regional Final: London North 2016/17

DEBATE: Trigger warnings

Regional Final: East 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Regional Final: East 2016/17

DEBATE: Health monitoring

Qualifying Round: Hackney 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Qualifying Round: Hackney 2016/17

DEBATE: Historical monuments

National FInal: National Final 2015/16

DEBATE: Reparations

National FInal: National Final 2015/16

DEBATE: Trident

Regional Final: London North 2015/16

DEBATE: Reparations

Regional Final: London South 2015/16

DEBATE: Gentrification

Regional Final: London North 2015/16

DEBATE: Sugar

Qualifying Round: Hertfordshire 2015/16

DEBATE: The BBC

Qualifying Round: Hertfordshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Doping in Sport

Regional Final: London North 2014/15

DEBATE: Art Censorship

Regional Final: London North 2014/15

DEBATE: Drugs Policy

Regional Final: South East 2014/15

DEBATE: Offence

Regional Final: South East 2014/15

DEBATE: Space Exploration

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2014/15

DEBATE: Art Censorship

Qualifying Round: Bradford 2014/15

DEBATE: Fracking

Qualifying Round: Enfield 2014/15

DEBATE: Role models

Qualifying Round: Enfield 2014/15

DEBATE: Libraries

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