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  • Tony Dawe

    Writer and Commissioning Editor

    Times Focus Reports

    Educated at Wallington County Grammar School, Surrey, and Liverpool University, where he edited the award-winning student newspaper, Tony moved straight into a career in journalism. He was a graduate trainee with the Thomson Organisation in the North East of England before moving to The Sunday Times, where he reported from six of the world’s seven continents. He has since held senior roles at Express Newspapers and The Times. He has three grown-up children: a freelance music journalist, an IT consultant and a freelance illustrator. His interests include travel, walking, supporting Arsenal and AFC Wimbledon and playing village cricket.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Tower Hamlets 2013/14

DEBATE: Smart Drugs

Qualifying Round: Tower Hamlets 2013/14

DEBATE: Green Energy

Qualifying Round: Wandsworth 2012/13

DEBATE: Free speech

Qualifying Round: Wandsworth 2012/13

DEBATE: Tax Avoidance

Regional Final: Central 2009/10

DEBATE: Copenhagen

Regional Final: Central 2009/10

DEBATE: Artistic Expression

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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