Leeds City College & Leeds College of Building
Debating Competition 2016

Wednesday 14 December

Leeds City College Printworks Campus

The following times are provisional to be confirmed nearer the event.


DEBATE 1
Fracking

DEBATE 2
HS2

 

LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

FOR

 

LEEDS COLLEGE OF BUILDING

AGAINST

 

LEEDS COLLEGE OF BUILDING

FOR

 

LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

AGAINST

 

Debate Times & Motions

Judges & Chairs

16:30 – Debate 1

“The UK must embrace the use of fracking”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Michael Meadowcroft, Politician
William Atkinson, Leeds Beckett

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

17:30 – Refreshment Break

17:35 – Debate 2

“We Should Build HS2”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Michael Meadowcroft, Politician
William Atkinson, Leeds Beckett

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

18:45 – Judges’ Deliberations and Results

 

Leeds College of Building won Debate 1, and Leeds City College won Debate 2.

Leeds City College were declared overall winners.

Romana Jabeen of Leeds City College was nominated 'Best Individual'.

 

Photo (from left to right) from LCC: Romana Jabeen, Anas Sohail, Adil Bashir, Kieran Patterson; from LCB: Sarra Al-Janabi, Hajar Al-Janabi, Shavonne Perry, Thomas Dixon-Griffiths.


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