Paul is a civil servant who has lived in Leeds for over 30 years. He has a degree in social sciences, an MA in British history, is a qualified FE teacher, and co-founder of The Leeds Salon public discussion forum. He has been a Debating Matters judge since 2008 and, as a supporter of the competition, helps chair and run competition events in the north of England. Paul also runs numerous school debating competitions in West Yorkshire, including for the Headingley Festival of Ideas, The Tetley and Jordans Solicitors using DM’s format.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 6 December:
Leeds NHS Digital Debating Competition at Thackray Medical Museum
Thursday 17 January:
Southampton Championship at Solent University in partnership with NATS
Wednesday 13 February:
Kent Championship at MidKent College
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.