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  • Robert Dawson Scott

    Web Editor

    stv.tv

    Robert is an award winning television producer and journalist and, more recently, playwright. As drama critic for The Times in Scotland, he founded the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland, now in their 12th year. As head of Customer Engagement at STV (Scottish Television), in a joint venture with Debating Matters, he recently organised a special competition around the Referendum on Scottish independence. Schools from all 32 local authorities in Scotland debated topics relating exclusively to the Referendum, including the Referendum question itself.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2015/16

DEBATE: Sex Selective Abortion

National FInal: National Final 2009/10

DEBATE: Trial by Jury

Regional Final: Scotland 2009/10

DEBATE: Social media

Regional Final: Scotland 2009/10

DEBATE: Artistic Expression

Qualifying Round: Lanarkshire 2009/10

DEBATE: BNP

Qualifying Round: Lanarkshire 2009/10

DEBATE: Organic food

Regional Final: Scotland 2008/09

DEBATE: Europe

Regional Final: Scotland 2008/09

DEBATE: Organ Donation

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.



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.

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