PEOPLE

  • Tom Oliver

    Director of Communications and Public Affairs

    The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

    Tom was President of the Cambridge Union and went on to work in international advertising until the mid 1990s. He then qualified as a landscape architect and worked for the National Trust for five years. Between 2003 and 2009 he was Head of Rural Policy at the Campaign to Protect Rural England. He has extensive media and debating experience.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Libraries

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2014/15

DEBATE: European Union

Qualifying Round: Kensington & Chelsea 2013/14

DEBATE: Green Energy

Qualifying Round: Kensington & Chelsea 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

Qualifying Round: Lambeth 2012/13

DEBATE: Party Funding

Qualifying Round: Wandsworth 2012/13

DEBATE: Tax Avoidance

Qualifying Round: Canterbury 2009/10

DEBATE: Pop artists

Qualifying Round: Canterbury 2009/10

DEBATE: Older Mums

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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