Team Overview for team SWAN #InDecline (Swansea University)

Speakers: Liam Dodd and Ieuan Skinner

Round 1

Motion: THW officially recognise Scientology as a religion

Venue: Welsh Room (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentCOMP 2gen (Composite Teams)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)21st (1 points, 132 speaks)24th (4 points, 541 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWING Katy + David (Swing Teams)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)13th (2 points, 145 speaks)25th (3 points, 564 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWAN #EColiFridays (Swansea University)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)28th (0 points, 131 speaks)28th (2 points, 548 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWAN #InDecline (Swansea University)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)6th (3 points, 153 speaks)7th (8 points, 606 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Aberystwyth PeopleSWING Katy + David72
Aron McGillSWAN #EColiFridays68
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN #InDecline76
Jane TurnerCOMP 2gen66
KatySWING Katy + David73
Liam DoddSWAN #InDecline77
Rebecca HindhaughCOMP 2gen66
SophieSWAN #EColiFridays63

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairMark EasthamUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistSofi NewshamUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistCraig McDonaldCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistTom TrevsUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 2

Motion: TH regrets the popularisation and commercialisation of counter-cultural or oppositional sub-genres of music (e.g Gangsta Rap or Punk music)

Venue: Primary Room A (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentULU Eleanor's Oppressed Penguins (University of London Union)Third12nd (3 points, 160 speaks)7th (4 points, 313 speaks)5th (8 points, 622 speaks)
Opening OppositionWARWICK Walkies in West Wales (University of Warwick)First34th (3 points, 157 speaks)2nd (6 points, 318 speaks)9th (7 points, 625 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWAN #InDecline (Swansea University)Fourth06th (3 points, 153 speaks)13th (3 points, 303 speaks)7th (8 points, 606 speaks)
Closing OppositionCOMP Peace in our time (Composite Teams)Second23rd (3 points, 158 speaks)4th (5 points, 318 speaks)3rd (10 points, 640 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
George BainbridgeWARWICK Walkies in West Wales81
Hassan Bin ShaheenULU Eleanor's Oppressed Penguins76
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN #InDecline75
James WoodCOMP Peace in our time78
John TsopanisULU Eleanor's Oppressed Penguins77
Kate BrooksCOMP Peace in our time82
Liam DoddSWAN #InDecline75
Sarah McConaghyWARWICK Walkies in West Wales80

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairToby AlmyBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistKarolien MichielsUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistLouise DoughtyUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 3

Motion: Upon the creation of strong AI, THW hardwire AI units with an unassailable and unalterable moral code

Venue: Primary Room A (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentCARD A (Cardiff University)Fourth017th (3 points, 288 speaks)24th (3 points, 409 speaks)23rd (4 points, 551 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWAN #InDecline (Swansea University)First313th (3 points, 303 speaks)9th (6 points, 455 speaks)7th (8 points, 606 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCARD C (Cardiff University)Second215th (3 points, 302 speaks)12th (5 points, 434 speaks)18th (5 points, 580 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWING Stacey + Priya (Swing Teams)Third122nd (2 points, 280 speaks)23rd (3 points, 410 speaks)27th (3 points, 548 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Catrin WilliamsCARD C64
Henry AtkinsonCARD A62
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN #InDecline78
Jake SmithCARD C68
Liam DoddSWAN #InDecline74
PriyaSWING Stacey + Priya65
Sravya BathulaCARD A59
StaceySWING Stacey + Priya65

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairMark EasthamUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistDom CottrellUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistSimon Sardeson-CoeUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 4

Motion: In all western liberal democracies, This House Would ban gay conversion therapy

Venue: Primary Room A (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWAN #DefendRaja (Swansea University)Third114th (5 points, 429 speaks)15th (6 points, 578 speaks)15th (6 points, 578 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWING Kyle + Dan (Swing Teams)Fourth013th (5 points, 430 speaks)19th (5 points, 570 speaks)19th (5 points, 570 speaks)
Closing GovernmentBHAM James (University of Birmingham)First311th (5 points, 455 speaks)6th (8 points, 609 speaks)6th (8 points, 609 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWAN #InDecline (Swansea University)Second29th (6 points, 455 speaks)7th (8 points, 606 speaks)7th (8 points, 606 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Ben FalknerSWAN #DefendRaja74
Dan BlackburnSWING Kyle + Dan73
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN #InDecline74
Kyle ParkSWING Kyle + Dan67
Lachlan SwainSWAN #DefendRaja75
Liam DoddSWAN #InDecline77
Tom RedgraveBHAM James76
Tommy CaveBHAM James78

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairJames CloughUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistMartin KearyUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistOllie NewlanUnaffiliated (N/A)