BBC North East and Cumbria
Richard is the BBC’s Political Editor for the North East and Cumbria. He presents the regional section of Sunday Politics on BBC1, and reports on politics for BBC’s Look North and local radio. He’s been a journalist for 23 years, and enjoys the cut and thrust of debate with the region’s MPs.
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.