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
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.