PEOPLE

  • Richard Bridge

    social researcher

    Department of Work and Pensions

    After working in the private sector as finance director of a medium-sized company in South Leeds for 17 years, Richard switched career and subsequently worked in developing outreach projects within the advice sector. After completing a Masters in social research methods at the University of Leeds, Richard is now a social researcher with the Department of Work and Pensions. He lives in York, is a big West Ham fan and still loves the Clash!

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Championship: Yorkshire 2018

DEBATE: Populism

Qualifying Round: Leeds 2016/17

DEBATE: Contact sports

Qualifying Round: Leeds 2016/17

DEBATE: Autonomous vehicles

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Sugar

Qualifying Round: Leeds 2015/16

DEBATE: HS2

Qualifying Round: Leeds 2015/16

DEBATE: Compulsory Vaccinations

Qualifying Round: North Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Security Vs Privacy

Qualifying Round: North Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Art Censorship

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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