Team Overview for team SWAN #DefendRaja (Swansea University)

Speakers: Ben Falkner and Lachlan Swain

Round 1

Motion: THW officially recognise Scientology as a religion

Venue: South Room 1 (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWING Miriam + Huldah (Swing Teams)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)20th (1 points, 137 speaks)20th (5 points, 562 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWING Adam + Niall (Swing Teams)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)27th (0 points, 133 speaks)26th (3 points, 556 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWAN #DefendRaja (Swansea University)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)14th (2 points, 138 speaks)15th (6 points, 578 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWING Kyle + Dan (Swing Teams)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)7th (3 points, 142 speaks)19th (5 points, 570 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Adam ChappleSWING Adam + Niall63
Ben FalknerSWAN #DefendRaja68
Dan BlackburnSWING Kyle + Dan73
Huldah Knox-ThomasSWING Miriam + Huldah67
Kyle ParkSWING Kyle + Dan69
Lachlan SwainSWAN #DefendRaja70
Miriam SugdenSWING Miriam + Huldah70
Niall BuntingSWING Adam + Niall70

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairToby AlmyBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistLamia LoukilUniversity of Warwick (WARWICK)
PanelistDom CottrellUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistChristian DenmanUnaffiliated (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: South Room 5 (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentIMPERIAL '); DROP TABLE teamnames (Imperial College London)Third110th (2 points, 154 speaks)14th (3 points, 303 speaks)12th (6 points, 606 speaks)
Opening OppositionWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy (University of Warwick)First38th (2 points, 163 speaks)3rd (5 points, 323 speaks)2nd (10 points, 649 speaks)
Closing GovernmentBHAM Thomas (University of Birmingham)Second215th (1 points, 157 speaks)10th (3 points, 314 speaks)8th (7 points, 627 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWAN #DefendRaja (Swansea University)Fourth014th (2 points, 138 speaks)23rd (2 points, 278 speaks)15th (6 points, 578 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Angus MorrsonIMPERIAL '); DROP TABLE teamnames75
Ben FalknerSWAN #DefendRaja70
Edward ManceyWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy80
James BowkerBHAM Thomas78
Jamie BatchelorBHAM Thomas79
Lachlan SwainSWAN #DefendRaja70
Sven De CausmaeckerIMPERIAL '); DROP TABLE teamnames74
Tito SarrionandiaWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy80

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAlice Coombes-HuntleyBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistCraig McDonaldCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistCaitlin JonesBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistJames HullahUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 3

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

Venue: History Room (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentLIV Yellow Submateam (University of Liverpool)Second219th (2 points, 298 speaks)17th (4 points, 448 speaks)10th (7 points, 602 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWAN #DefendRaja (Swansea University)First323rd (2 points, 278 speaks)14th (5 points, 429 speaks)15th (6 points, 578 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWING Katy + David (Swing Teams)Fourth021st (2 points, 283 speaks)25th (2 points, 428 speaks)25th (3 points, 564 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWAN #EColiFridays (Swansea University)Third125th (1 points, 274 speaks)26th (2 points, 420 speaks)28th (2 points, 548 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Aberystwyth PeopleSWING Katy + David73
Aron McGillSWAN #EColiFridays76
Ben FalknerSWAN #DefendRaja77
Hannah ClareLIV Yellow Submateam75
Jack StanleyLIV Yellow Submateam75
KatySWING Katy + David72
Lachlan SwainSWAN #DefendRaja74
SophieSWAN #EColiFridays70

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairMichael KearyUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistLamia LoukilUniversity of Warwick (WARWICK)
PanelistHayley MylesUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistChristian DenmanUnaffiliated (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)