PEOPLE

  • Patrick Stevens

    Recently retired, Tax Policy Director

    Chartered Institute of Taxation

    Patrick spent his career in public practice as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser latterly as a Partner in one of the “Big 4” firms of accountants as both a tax specialist partner and a managing partner. After retiring he became Tax Policy Director at the Chartered Institute of Taxation concerned primarily with advising the government on tax policy and implementation matters and explaining tax matters to the public. In the latter role Patrick has appeared several times on TV and radio in recent years.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Regional Final: South East 2016/17

DEBATE: Social egg freezing

Regional Final: South East 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Qualifying Round: Sussex 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Qualifying Round: Sussex 2016/17

DEBATE: Medical data sharing

Qualifying Round: Surrey 2016/17

DEBATE: Artificial Intelligence

Qualifying Round: Surrey 2016/17

DEBATE: Historical monuments

Regional Final: London Inner 2015/16

DEBATE: Tax Incentives

Qualifying Round: Sussex 2015/16

DEBATE: Compulsory Vaccinations

Qualifying Round: Sussex 2015/16

DEBATE: Religious Freedom

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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